Conference

 
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The Oregon AIDS Education and Training Center, in collaboration with the Oregon Health Authority, is hosting the 2019 HIV Continuum of Care conference - a two-day training event for individuals in a professional role to support those at risk of or living with HIV/AIDS in their community. This includes clinicians, nurses, pharmacists, case managers, care coordinators and community health workers.

Presentation topics include:

Ending the HIV Epidemic • HIV Prevention & Treatment in Rural Oregon
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Addressing Disparities in Care • HIV/STI Update
• Trauma Informed Care •  Women and HIV

This inter-professional training opportunity will balance clinical and social service supports to improve patient engagement in care. Content will address disparities facing clients living in more rural communities.

Agenda: The conference agenda will be posted in mid August on this website for your review.

Registration: This conference is FREE to all medical and social service providers in a professional role along the HIV Care Continuum from prevention to viral suppression. Please click the button above to register for the conference.

Accreditation: Application for CME credit will be filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians, National Association of Social Workers and the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC).

Tabling: If you are a community organization interested in sharing resources with conference participants, click here to complete our tabling/resources form to secure a table and/or be considered for inclusion in the conference program. If you represent a commercial entity and wish to display at the conference, please email Alysha Cabral at alysha@oraetc.org.

Lodging: To receive a government room rate, please call Casandra Soratos at 503.335.2857 and mention the HIV Continuum of Care Conference by September 6, 2019.

Travel reimbursement: If you are in a position funded by Ryan White Part B, you may be eligible for travel reimbursement. Please click here to access the travel reimbursement form. If you have any questions, please email Dayna Morrison at dayna@oraetc.org.

Parking: Free parking is available onsite, but limited to availability. Given the anticipated attendance for this year’s event we strongly encouraging carpooling and public transportation. If you are taking the Max, there are free shuttles from the airport every 10 to 15 minutes. Additional parking is also available at Aloft in Cascade Station with a free shuttle to the conference venue departing every 10 to 15 minutes.

Planning committee members:

Alysha Cabral, Training Coordinator, Oregon AETC
Pete Clark, Program Manager, STD, HIV, HVC, Multnomah County
Josh Ferrer, HIV/STD Prevention and Surveillance Manager, Oregon Health Authority
Heather Hargraves, HIV/TB Community Services Manager, Oregon Health Authority
Toni Kempner, Clinic Manager, Multnomah County Health Department
Jonathon Livingston, CAREAssist Manager, Oregon Health Authority
Amanda McCluskey, Program Director, HIV Alliance
Dayna Morrison, Program Manager, Oregon AETC
Sugat Patel, MD, Samaritan Health
Rachel Swanson, PrEP Coordinator, HIV Alliance
Jeff Williams, Ryan White Program Manager, Eastern Oregon Center for Independent Living
Jim Winkle, Training Coordinator, Oregon AETC
Brittney Wright, Client Services Pilot Programs Manager, HIV Alliance