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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 II: Why HIV Testing Is Crucial

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About this Podcast. In this podcast, Dr. Davis talks about the state of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and in particular, in Washington, DC. She explains the reviesed CDC Recommendations for HIV Testing in Healthcare Settings. Tips for making HIV testing easier are covered as well as information on delivering HIV test results. Dr. Davis gives frank advice for those who refuse HIV tests and concludes with 2 clinical case studies.

I Jean DavisAbout the Speaker. I. Jean Davis, Ph.D., P.A., AAHIVS,is an HIV Specialist at Desert AIDS Project Team. She has decades of HIV Education and Clinical Care. She became a faculty member of the AIDS Education Training Centers in the early 90s. She became board certified nearly 10 years later as an HIV Specialist. She has trained 100s of provider in the area of HIV and related issues and provided care for 100s of persons with HIV and their families.

Dr. Davis received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychobiology prior to pursing a professional career as a Physician Assistant. She was one the first 300 PAs to be licensed to practice medicine in the State of California. Dr. Davis continued her education and received a Bachelor of Science in Human Anatomy and a Doctoral in Chiropractic Medicine. She was the first person in California to have the dual licensing as a Chiropractor and a Physician Assistant. Dr. Davis returned to school and completed a PhD in Preventive Medicine. She also has a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Research.

Her faculty positions have included Chiropractic Colleges, Physician Assistant Programs and Medical Schools. She has held faculty positions at Cleveland Chiropractic College, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science and UCLA, Geffen School of Medicine.


Full Podcast: For On-The-Go

In the full podcast (17:43), Dr. Davis talks about the state of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and in particular, in Washington, DC. She explains the reviesed CDC Recommendations for HIV Testing in Healthcare Settings. Tips for making HIV testing easier are covered as well as information on delivering HIV test results. Dr. Davis gives frank advice for those who refuse HIV tests and concludes with 2 clinical case studies.

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 (1:24), Dr. Watson-Bah introduces Dr. Davis. The following learning objectives are presented.

Upon completion of this session the participants should be able to:

  • Understand the connection between the HIV rates in the District of Columbia and the need for increased HIV testing.
  • Identify the CDC recommendations for screening pregnant women for HIV infection.
  • Describe strategies for counseling patients who refuse HIV testing.

In Part I: Background (3:06) Dr. Davis discusses HIV across the country and then focuses on HIV in Washington, DC. Slides are presented below for you to review while listening.

In Part II: HIV Testing - The CDC Recommendations (5:26), Dr. Davis discusses the reviesed CDC Recommendations for HIV Testing in Healthcare Settings. Tips for making HIV testing easier are covered as well as information on delivering HIV test results. Slides are presented below for you to review while listening.

In Part III: HIV Testing - Addressing Those Who Refuse (2:36), Dr. Davis gives frank advice for those who refuse HIV tests. Slides are presented below for you to review while listening.

In Part IV: Case Studies (5:09), Dr. Davis presents 2 clinical case studies and engages a live audience. Slides are presented below for you to review while listening.

 


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