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Increasing Screening for Infectious Disease in Opioid Treatment, Session 3 of 5: Comprehensive Models and Opportunities for Collaboration

12:00pm - September 23, 2020 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Central East ATTC
Registration Deadline: September 16, 2020
Need more information?
Contact us at maaetc@pitt.edu

SERIES GOAL:

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 maaetc@pitt.edu.

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.

SPEAKERS:

Vickie Walters headshotVickie L. Walters

LCSW-C

Executive Director, REACH Health Services

 

Elizabeth Mason headshotElizabeth Mason

MPH, BSN, RN

Infectious Disease Nurse Care Manager/Home Health Director, Institutes for Behavior Resources/REACH Health Services

 

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Brought to you by HHS Region 3 partners: Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center and MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center