Indiana Nurse Practitioners

Seminars and Training Programs

MATEC sites offer workshops and skills-building programs for clinicians working in HIV care and prevention. These range in length from one hour to several days. The programs focus on a broad range of topics, from Cultural Competence and HIV Care to Managing Anti-Retroviral Drug Failure. To sign up for programs, select your state from the menu on the left and browse the calendar. Contact your local MATEC Site for more information. >

STD Intensive

MATEC-Indiana has partnered with the "New York City STD HIV Prevention Training Center to offer a one-day course for clinical providers who provide STD care in Indiana. Course topics include prevention, diagnosis and management of STDs.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe current STD screening strategies, diagnostic algorithms, and CDC treatment recommendations.
  2. Describe the public health aspects of STD care (e.g. optimal partner management; timely disease reporting).

Agenda:

Local STD/HIV experts will present the fundamentals of the following topics - STD Epidemiology; Sexual History Taking; Cervicitis, PID, Urethritis & Other GC/Chlamydia Infection; Vaginitis; HPV and HPV Vaccine; HSV and Syphilis.

Continuing Medical Education:

CME (Physicians):This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and NYC PTC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE (Nurses/Nurse Practitioners): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 6.2 nursing contact hours.

IACET CEU: The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.

For more information contact the MATEC Indiana Training Coordinator Karen Curd.