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Decreasing Systemic Barriers Along the HIV Care Continuum for Patients with Substance Use Disorders


The purpose of this webinar is to enable participants to increase their knowledge regarding decreasing systemic barriers for patients with HIV and substance use disorders. This webinar is hosted by the MidAtlantic AIDS Education & Training Center (MAETC).


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe common systemic barriers faced by individuals with substance use and HIV risk when navigating the HIV and Behavioral Health Care Continuums.
  2. Explain how systemic barriers affect individuals with substance use disorders and HIV along the HIV and Behavioral Health Care Continuums.
  3. Discuss steps providers can take to decrease systemic barriers, and increase bi-directional integration of BH and HIV public health interventions.



Holly Ireland, LCSW-C, Co-Project Director, Central East ATTC



PSNA: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAETC) is an approved provider of continuing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity qualifies for 1.0 contact hours.

CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the MAETC. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded 0.1 continuing education units (CEU's) which are equal to 1.0 contact hours.

CEU: The MAETC, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, awards Continuing Education Units to individuals who enroll in certain educational activities. This program is awarded 0.10 continuing education credits.

Starts: Nov. 6, 2019 12:00 pm
Ends: Nov. 6, 2019 1:30 pm
Registration Deadline
November 6, 2019
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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