Karen Rybolt

Karen Rybolt

Karen Rybolt

Karen Rybolt is the Clinic Lead at the FACES Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Rybolt has been a nurse for over 15 years in multiple pediatric and adult settings with 5 years of travel nursing around the United States. She is very passionate about providing best practices to provide best outcomes.

Presentation: Thinking Outside The Box: Looking at how an inclusive HIV wrap around service model can better lower viral load suppression rates
Day: Thursday
Time: Breakout Session 4
Where: Highland

Presentation Description:
How wrap around adaptive models for individualized treatment increases retention in care, thus leading to increased viral load suppression rates.

Presentation Objectives:
1. Describe the beneficial aspects of medical HIV treatment models in an all -inclusive wrap around service care setting by comparing our statistical data of viral load suppression rates to that of the national average.
2. Describe how the importance of having a multi-disciplinary team approach can impact retention in care and lead to increased viral load suppression.
3. Describe how a hospital based program is beneficial to a highly stigmatized population.