Course Overview

STOP HIV: Engaging Convenient Care is an exclusive virtual symposia series with the Convenient Care Association. Join our distinguished faculty as they discuss vital topics in HIV within the convenient care setting.

This unique program also offers a "Meet the Patients" session in which clinicians will have direct access to standardized patient training session!

Register for the activities and events below!

Topic 1: Landscape of HIV and Starting the Conversation

Topic 2: Now What? Testing and Treatment

Register for "Meet the Patients" here!
Date: Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Time: 11:00pm-2:00 pm ET

Topic 1: The Landscape of HIV/Starting the Conversation
  • Basic epidemiology of HIV
  • Red flags: STI, injection drug use signs, TB
  • Why universal screening for HIV is important
  • Starting the conversation with patients presenting for another medical need (eg, treatment of acute illness or injury, preventive care)

Topic 2: Testing and Treatment
  • HIV testing options
  • Testing negative
  • Assessing risk for HIV
  • Prevention strategies, including PrEP
  • PrEP baseline testing, administration, and follow-up
  • Patient education
  • And much more!

Practice What you Learned: Meet the Patients
  • Four breakout sessions with a different standardized patient!
Justin Alves
Justin Alves, RN, ACRN, CARN

Nurse Educator – Office Based Addiction Treatment, Training and Technical Assistance Program
Boston Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Melinda Pipik
Melinda Pipik, MS, FNP-BC

Sexual Health Peer Mentor, CVS MinuteClinic | MinuteClinic Diagnostic of Indiana, LLC