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HITEQ Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer Badge

Supporting young patients in achieving and maintaining a healthy BMI and living healthy, active lives is critical to their ability to live full, healthy, and happy lives. Health centers improve the health of their patients and community by addressing child and adolescent weight.

The resources below are the product of a HRSA-MCHB collaboration, highlighting important evidence-based tools from Bright Futures as well as tools from HITEQ to improve the use of your EHR and health IT systems to support implementation of promising practice.

Visit the 4 part webinar series and their related resources linked below on this page and then fill out the submission form on the right and you will be rewarded with a Childhood Obesity Preventer badge!​ 

This is an official badge that is submitted by the HITEQ Center as a proof of completion to the blockchain. Your badge can be added to profiles such as LinkedIn and verified through accreditation services such as Accredible and Open Badge.

 

Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer Resources
Event date: 5/27/2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Export event
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Patients with Substance Use Disorders
Alyssa Carlisle

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Patients with Substance Use Disorders

Hosted by the HRSA-funded National Clinician Consultation Center

PrEP is a highly effective biomedical intervention that prevents HIV. Despite the established association between HIV risk and substance use, PrEP access as well as uptake and persistence among persons with substance use disorders remains low. To fully realize HIV prevention efforts across health systems, and as substance use/healthcare-seeking patterns evolve with COVID-19, person-centered PrEP service delivery needs to involve renewed and coordinated efforts involving substance use treatment providers. This webinar helped clinicians overcome PrEP implementation challenges, assess PrEP eligibility, and identify strategies for addressing side effect and adherence concerns. This webinar helped clinicians overcome PrEP implementation challenges, assess PrEP eligibility, and identify strategies for addressing side effect and adherence concerns.

Participants:
1. Examined national trends of PrEP use among different populations at risk for HIV, including persons with substance use disorders
2. Reviewed recent updates on new PrEP medications and dosing strategies, and discussed unique considerations that may arise when counseling persons with substance use disorders
3. Considered strategies for health centers to increase PrEP education, initiation, and persistence

Speaker information:
Parya Saberi, PharmD, MAS, AAHIVP, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies and HIV Clinical Pharmacist. Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and California HIV/AIDS Research Program, her current areas of research include remotely-conducted research, adapting technology-based strategies to challenge current models of healthcare, and improving HIV prevention and treatment strategies through social networking technologies and web-based tools. She is Principal Investigator of an NIH-funded project to improve HIV PrEP prescribing practices through technology-guided panel management strategies in primary care clinics across the San Francisco Department of Health.

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This resource collection was cultivated and developed by the HITEQ team with valuable suggestions and contributions from HITEQ Project collaborators.

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