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Jan Stockton has been involved in HIV nursing since 1991, beginning as a member of a Hospice team that cared only for persons with AIDS. Since then, she has worked as an HIV home care RN, HIV Intake Coordinator in an outpatient center, and as a Research RN in an AIDS clinical trials unit. Jan is currently employed as program co-director for the Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center (MATEC), University of Cincinnati Medical Center. She developed the PrEP Provider Resource List for the Greater Cincinnati area and provides PrEP Provider training for nurse practitioners throughout the state. Jan is certified as an Advanced Practice RN in Adult Health by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and in HIV Care by the HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board.
Presentation: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP):Preventing HIV Transmission in High-Risk Populations
Time: Breakout Session 2
Where: Conference Theatre
The purpose of this presentation is to educate health care professionals about PrEP and to provide guidance for those wanting to initiate or expand provision of PrEP services. Topics include a brief review of research findings which serve as the basis for PrEP recommendations; how to take a sexual history; baseline and follow up assessments for patients interested in PrEP; key issues to include in patient education; and resources for reimbursement assistance.
1. Review research findings demonstrating efficacy in reducing HIV transmission with PrEP
2. Identify appropriate candidates for PrEP according to CDC guidance.
3. List key issues to include in patient education.