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HIV in DC/ A Snapshot of an Adolescent Clinic

  • Friday, October 07, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Family and Nursing Care 962 Wayne Avenue, Suite 500 Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • 21


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Category: Cat 1 | CE Hours Awarded: 3.0

This workshop meets the HIV training requirement required for licensure renewal. Don't wait before it's too late!

DESCRIPTION: This workshop is an interactive presentation which will provide participants "basic knowledge" about HIV/AIDS, including current treatment options and barriers to adherence. Participants will engage in discussions regarding ethics surrounding HIPAA and disclosure issues as well as state's laws surrounding HIV and sexual activity. Case studies presented are focused on a local DC Child and Adolescent Clinic.

  1. Learn the basic facts about HIV (transmission, vocabulary)
  2. Be able to identify barriers to medication adherence
  3. Learn about reporting laws in MD, DC, VA
  4. Be knowledgable about treatment options for HIV


  • Introduction
  • Overview of HIV Basics
  • DC Stats
  • Nation Stats
  • How has treatment/outlook changed?
  • What are some barriers to HIV Treatment Adherence?
  • Stigma/ Disclosure
  • A look at DC HIV Pediatric/Adolescent Clinic
  • Stats
  • Case Studies
  • Summary/ Wrap Up
  • Question/ Answer


  • HIV: Issues with Mental Health and Illness (Michael B. Blank and Marlene M. Eisenberg)
  • Teenagers, HIV, and AIDS: Insights from Youths Living with the Virus (Maureen E. Lyon and Lawrence J. D'Angelo)
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