Committed to improving the health of vulnerable women, children, youth, and families - including those infected and affected by HIV - and to building capacity in the communities and systems that serve them.
On December 10, 2014, Garden State Infectious Disease Associates, the Rutgers School of Nursing, François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center and the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Center for Continuing and Outreach Education will host the 25th Annual HIV Medical Update conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. This is the state’s largest and longest running HIV/AIDS continuing medical education conference and continues to draw over 200 physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, social workers and other interested health care professionals. (Left: Donna Futterman, MD, Director, Adolescent AIDS Program, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, New York at last years event.)
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In July 2013, the Rutgers College of Nursing, in collaboration with the FXB Center, were awarded one of four national AETC Program grants to develop and implement a nurse practitioner (NP) HIV certification program. The four NP grants, along with 3 Graduate Medical Education grants, and 1 physician assistant HIV certification training program, have been awarded by HRSA to increase the number of primary care prescribing providers ready to meet the needs HIV-vulnerable populations across the United States. The full article is available here.
Rutgers will receive new federal funding to train more nurses to care for those living with HIV/AIDS – numbers which could tax the system once the Affordable Health Care Act kicks in and clinicians who have been at the helm of AIDS care retire.The five-year, $1.5 million grant – one of five similar grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration – is designed to expand the number of nurse practitioners skilled in working with infected and at-risk populations, with an emphasis on care of minority, inner city and urban populations. The full article is available here.
THE MANY FACES OF HIV
— CME/CE Certified Activity
Don't miss this historical event! Presentations from some of the
top infectious disease specialists
in New Jersey
25th Annual HIV Medical Update
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Crowne Plaza • Cherry Hill, NJ
8:30 am - 3:45 pm.
Pre-registration $60.00 until Thursday, December 4, 2014.
$75.00 on-site. Register Today!
The François-Xavier Bagnoud Center is now part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Learn more about the Rutgers-UMDNJ Integration.