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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."

Connecting Patients Living with HIV to Care, 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.

About 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, Dr. Hogan discusses the HIV Treatment Cascade, underdiagnosed and undertreated HIV cases in the US and DC, the national HIV/AIDS strategy, the dangers of delayed initiation of care and the importance of timely linkage to care. A multidisciplinary team model is presented and how this correlates to entering care. Tips for connecting patients to care are discussed in detail. Three case studies are presented.

Download: all slides (PPT) with notes to review when you're in your office


Podcast Sections: For Focused Review

In the Introduction, Marjorie Douglas-Johnson introduces Dr. John W. Hogan. The following learning objectives are presented.

After completing this session participants should be able to:

  • Discuss factors related to delayed linkage to care after receiving a positive HIV test result.
  • Discuss the importance of the multidisciplinary team approach to patient management.
  • Discuss strategies on linking patients to care.

In Part I: Content Development and Training, Dr. Hogan discusses the HIV Treatment Cascade, underdiagnosed and undertreated HIV cases in the US and DC, the national HIV/AIDS strategy, the dangers of delayed initiation of care and the importance of timely linkage to care. A multidisciplinary team model is presented and how this correlates to entering care. Slides are presented below for you to review while listening.

In Part II: Case Studies, Dr. Hogan presents 3 case studies and interacts with the audience in discussing how to handle the cases. Slides are presented below for you to review while listening.

 


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