A New Era of Highly Effective HIV Prevention: The Role of Primary Care (Two-Part Webinar Series)

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Part 1: Implementing HIV Prevention in Patient Centered Medical Homes and Primary Care Sponsor: National LGBT Health Education Center Speakers: Kevin Ard, MD, MPH and Harvey J. Makadon, MD First presented on October 30, 2012 Archived Primary care providers now have an expanding number of effective HIV prevention tools at their fingertips, including behavioral and biomedical interventions. This webinar gives step by step guidance on how clinicians can be most effective at preventing new HIV infections in their patients. Included is a discussion of evidence-based High Impact HIV Prevention Programs as recommended by the CDC as well as how to optimize implementation of HIV prevention programs in patient centered medical homes and other primary care programs. Part 2: Antiretrovirals for HIV Prevention: PEP and PrEP in Clinical Practice Sponsor: National LGBT Health Education Center Speaker: Ken Mayer, MD First presented on November 6, 2012 Archived Ken Mayer, MD, one of the world’s foremost experts in HIV/AIDS research and practice lead participants in a presentation and discussion of the latest HIV prevention innovations that can be used in primary care settings. These advances include Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) as well as the newly FDA-approved Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is the daily use of antiretroviral medication to help prevent HIV in uninfected high-risk people, while PEP is the short-term use of antiretroviral medication after a high-risk exposure.