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The AETC Capitol Region Telehealth "Power Podcast" series allows you to listen to experts in the field from your computer or mobile device. Designed for the busy professional, you can learn about cultural competence in the treatment of HIV/AIDS from your office or "On-The-Go."

Promoting HIV Testing, Part I

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About this Podcast. In this podcast, Dr. Hogan reviews the data of HIV and population; prejudice against and stigma toward people with HIV/AIDS; why revisions in the CDC guidelines are necessary; benefits of routine testing; how to deliver a positive test result; and support for positive tests.

John HoganAbout the Speaker. John W. Hogan, M.D. is a graduate of Brandeis University.  He attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine and completed a residency in Internal Medicine with a fellowship in Gastrointestinal Diseases at Howard University Hospital.  He is currently employed by Unity Healthcare, where he works at Upper Cardoza Community Health Center, The Phoenix Health Center, and the D.C. jail. Dr. Hogan provides primary care medicine and is a HIV specialist at those three facilities.  He serves a diverse patient population from cultures around the world.

Dr. Hogan is also the Medical Director for RAP Inc, which is the oldest residential substance abuse treatment program in the Washington metropolitan area.  Dr. Hogan is well known in the Washington metropolitan medical community and serves on several local and national medical committees. He has served as expert clinical faculty for Howard University’s National Minority AIDS Education and Training Center for over six years. He has trained scores of Caribbean clinicians and continues to provide primary care to Caribbean national in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.


Full Podcast: For On-The-Go

In the full podcast (28:17), Dr. Hogan reviews the data of HIV and population; prejudice against and stigma toward people with HIV/AIDS; why revisions in the CDC guidelines are necessary; benefits of routine testing; how to deliver a positive test result; and support for positive tests.

Download: entire podcast to listen on-the-go | all slides (PPT) with notes to review when you're in your office


Podcast Sections: For Focused Review

In the Introduction (1:26), Dr. Watson-Bah introduces Dr. John W. Hogan. The following learning objectives are presented.

Upon conclusion of this module participants will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS among diverse populations
  • Discuss the rationale for the CDC recommendations
  • Understand the need to promote HIV testing

In Part I: Background (4:57) Dr. Hogan discusses statistics on diagnoses of HIV infection and population by race/ethnicity in the entire population; among adolescents; and among adolescent Blacks/African Americans. Slides are presented below for you to review while listening.

In Part II: Guidelines (12:44), Dr. Hogan talks about why revisions in the CDC guidelines are necessary; prejudice against and stigma toward people with HIV/AIDS; and the benefits of routine testing. Slides are presented below for you to review while listening.

In the Part III: Putting the Puzzle Together (8:14), Dr. Hogan talks about delivering a positive test result; support for positive tests; and when routine testing is effective. Slides are presented below for you to review while listening.

 


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