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October 2019

Webinar: Hepatitis C: Completing the Diagnosis with HCV RNA Testing

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

New cases of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) have increased rapidly in the US since 2010, and have most often been associated with injection drug use. Efforts to diagnose and link individuals to care need to significantly increase to reduce the rates of acute HCV infection. The recommended testing algorithm for the diagnosis of HCV requires an initial screen with an HCV antibody test which, if reactive, should be followed by an HCV Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) to detect the…

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CDC EPIC Webinar: Overcoming Message Resistance

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

One of the great challenges in public health is overcoming message resistance. During public health emergencies, community leaders and emergency responders share advice with affected communities to help reduce harm or even save lives. People often receive and understand these messages but still don’t take the recommended actions. This webinar (1:00-2:00pm ET) from CDC’s Emergency Partners Information Connection (EPIC) draws upon communication science, behavioral science, and the experiences of emergency responders to share best practices for overcoming message resistance. REGISTER.

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Webinar: Stick with It: Strategies for Boosting Adherence in HIV Care

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Developed in partnership between PRIME® and The AIDS Institute, this webinar is part of the PRIME Hot Topics in HIV Webinar Series. Suboptimal adherence to HIV prevention and treatment can have dire consequences, including the spread of infection, emergence of resistance, and treatment failure. Tune in to this CE-accredited webinar (Oct. 24, 2:00pm ET) to hear expert viewpoints, strategies, and clinical pearls that can help your team fine-tune your approach to HIV adherence and retention in care. The panelists will discuss interprofessional approaches for…

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Food Service Risk-Factor Violation Trends

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Wonder what’s happening with risk factor violations across the country? EcoSure Health Department Intelligence has collected public health department inspection data for more than 1.75 million facilities encompassing 2300 or 82% of the total jurisdictions in the US and Canada and analyzed the data. Learn about what we can do to improve food service safety and then use your inspection data to see if your jurisdiction is similar. This webinar is hosted by the Association of Food and Drug Officials…

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Webinar: Combined Infectious Disease and Opioid Use Disorder Treatment with Special Populations

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The opioid crisis in the United States has led to increased hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among younger populations of people who inject drugs (PWID) and other vulnerable populations, who often seek care at community health centers. Early treatment for HCV can lead to decreased transmission rates and increased cure rates with advances in oral medications. This webinar is Part 2 of a four-part series by the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC). During the webinar: NNCC will review how enhanced screening…

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November 2019

Norovirus: Just In Time Refresher for Retail Food Industry and Regulators

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Winter is coming, and that means norovirus associated with retail food establishments. This webinar from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) will include the following: 101 about norovirus and why it is often associated with retail food establishment outbreaks; Prevention strategies for norovirus; and Best practices in norovirus investigation. Presenters Include: Dr. Laura Brown, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Aron Hall, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DJ Irving, Tennessee Department of Health Learn more and…

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December 2019

2019 Biomedical HIV Prevention Summit

December 3 - December 4

This year’s Summit is a boot camp that will focus on how to implement the new federal plan to end the epidemic. Specifically, we will look at retaining People Living with HIV who have fallen out of care and building PrEP programs in community-based organizations. NMAC is committed to ensuring that communities at greatest risk for HIV are not forgotten but are involved in planning and implementation from the very start. That is the ONLY way this plan will succeed.…

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Webinar: Expanding Medication-Assisted Therapy in Philadelphia, PA

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The opioid crisis in the United States has led to increased hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among younger populations of people who inject drugs (PWID) and other vulnerable populations, who often seek care at community health centers. Early treatment for HCV can lead to decreased transmission rates and increased cure rates with advances in oral medications. This webinar is Part 4 of a four-part series by the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC). During the webinar: Community College of Philadelphia Nursing Department…

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