More Than Health Care: SSPs in Public Health: Mobile Innovations to Reach Rural Communities
Join us for the 7th part in NEAETC's series focusing on the intersection of treating substance use, HIV, and hepatitis C.
In this webinar, speakers will review existing data and public health challenges in HIV/HCV prevention and SSP access in rural areas and review innovative models for bringing services to most at risk communities. They will explain the importance of community organizations with prevention and treatment services. They will also review existing data and public health challenges in HIV/HCV prevention and SSP access in rural areas.
Tanya Kohli, MHA
Director of Prevention and Screening,
AIDS Support Group Cape Cod
Prevention and Screening,
AIDS Support Group Cape Cod - Hyannis
Program Manager: Prevention and Screening,
AIDS Support Group Cape Cod - Falmouth and Martha's Vineyard
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education and New England AIDS Education and Training Center. The UMMS-OCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement: The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: Under the auspices of the New England AIDS Education & Training Center, this offering meets the requirements for a maximum of 1.8 contact hours, as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244-CMR 5.04). Each nurse should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure: It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.Funding: This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under grant number
U1OHA29294 (AIDS Education and Training Centers) awarded to the University of Massachusetts Medical School. This information of content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
- Rural populations
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A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Behavioral Prevention
- Harm Reduction/Safe Injection
- Linkage to Care
- Hepatitis C
- Substance use disorders
- Opioid use disorder
- Cultural competence
- Health literacy
- Stigma or discrimination
- Community linkages
- Coordination of care
- Organizational infrastructure
- Organizational needs assessment
- Quality Improvement