A Statewide Network of HIV Clinical Education Programs
Introductory and Advanced Clinical Training Programs for COMMUNITY & CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
One to Five Day Mini-Residencies For: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants & Registered Nurses Program length tailored to your availability
The program consists of:
Clinical evaluation and monitoring of asymptomic HIV positive patients to include physical examination and laboratory findings
Clinical evaluation of symptomatic HIV positive patients to include treatment recommendations and referrals
Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the Program.
At the conclusion of this training program, participants should be able to:
Discuss specialty care and treatment of HIV infected persons
Recognize the early signs and symptoms of HIV disease to improve early diagnosis of infected persons.
Understand the functioning of an HIV care team.
Didactic Module (4-6 hours)
Early Identification of HIV infection
Guidelines for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Following Sexual Assult and Occupational Exposure
Long Term Complications of HIV
Metabolic Complications of HIV
Women and HIV
Other HIV Topics available based on training needs
Clinical Module (20-24 Hours)
Erie County Medical Center inpatient and outpatient Clinics
The HIV Mini-Residency is funded by the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center (NY/NJ AETC) through the Health Resources and Services Administration.
CME Credits are pending at this time through Rochester Academy of Medicine.
Through the NY/NJ AETC, Albany Medical Center AIDS Program (AMCAP) collaborates with the upstate academic medical centers in Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo to provide HIV Mini-Residencies. The mission of the NY/NJ AETC is to assist healthcare professionals through education and training to provide the highest quality of healthcare to HIV infected persons, as well as provide information targeted to the prevention of HIV infection and provide access to current research and treatment of HIV/AIDS.
AMCAP has been providing hands-on training opportunities to healthcare providers throughout upstate New York since 1991.
Transportation, lodging and a food stipend may be available. The Mini-Residency Coordinator will discuss travel needs with the applicant upon his/her acceptance.
For more information on other HIV clinical education programs available through Erie County Medical Center, contact the Education Unit at (716) 898-4713 or email Mary Goodspeed at email@example.com