Increasing Screening for Infectious Disease in Opioid Treatment, Session 3 of 5: Comprehensive Models and Opportunities for Collaboration
To enhance and increase screening of infectious disease in Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) and to increase collaboration among STI/HIV/HCV clinics, substance use treatment providers, family planning clinics, and others.
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling 412-624-1895 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
SESSION 3: Comprehensive Models and Opportunities for Collaboration
This webinar will: 1) Describe a comprehensive OTP model for care; 2) Discuss process for beginning screening for HIV, HCV, and STIs; and 3) Describe any informal or formal agreements for collaboration between OTPs, care providers, or clinics in addressing the needs of prevention for those who screen negative and care for those who screen positive.
Vickie L. Walters
Executive Director, REACH Health Services
MPH, BSN, RN
Infectious Disease Nurse Care Manager/Home Health Director, Institutes for Behavior Resources/REACH Health Services