HIV Prevention, PrEP and Pregnancy Planning

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Date(s) - 07/19/2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Chicago Department of Public Health Training Center

Register today for FREE July 19 training on HIV prevention, PrEP & pregnancy planning for people living with HIV

Register for the Chicago, IL – Midwest HIV Prevention and Pregnancy Planning Initiative (MHPPPI) July 19 training. 6 free CME/CNE credits are available!

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC) invite Chicago-area physicians, nurses and members of the workforce in reproductive health, HIV and primary care to join them Wednesday, July 19, 2017 for two, free clinical training opportunities with MHPPPI.

Understanding and Integrating Advances in HIV Prevention (3.0 credits/contact hours)

Participants will learn the latest in HIV reduction strategies and what options like pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), the daily pill for HIV prevention, post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), and HIV treatment mean for women.  Participating clinicians will gain knowledge and skills to support counseling for women living with and vulnerable to HIV in having healthy sex lives.  Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Assessing and Supporting Reproductive Health Care Needs and Desires of People Living with HIV (3.0 credits/contact hours)

Participants will increase understanding of the barriers to reproductive health care people living with HIV face and how to better meet their needs. This highly interactive training will discuss: effective strategies for initiating affirming conversations about fertility desires; safer conception strategies for sero-different couples; and facilitating access to contraception and conception care, resources, supports, and assistance. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Participation in both training sessions is encouraged, but not required. Complimentary boxed lunch provided. Both sessions will take place at CDPH Training Center, 1642 N. Besly Court, Chicago, IL 60642. Click here to register.

Training Faculty:

·         Clinical Co-Facilitator: Cori Blum, MD, AAHIVS, Site Medical Director, Howard Brown Health, Chicago

·         Co-Facilitator: Pamela Tassin, BS Ed, CHES, HIV Prevention and Sexual Health Trainer, AIDS Foundation of Chicago

For questions, please contact Pamela Tassin at or (312) 690-8861.