Indiana Physician Assistants

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.

HIV/STD Update

The HIV/STD Update: Advances in Care and Prevention is a daylong conference that brings both nationally and locally recognized experts to discuss the latest in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV and STDs. This conference will focus on new scientific knowledge and opportunities for statewide networking. The overarching goal of this interdisciplinary conference is to provide an opportunity for healthcare providers to dialogue and share past successes, common concerns, and hopes for the future.

This conference provides a forum for healthcare professionals to learn about and discuss the management of HIV disease and sexually transmitted diseases, focusing on Advances in Care and Prevention.

MATEC offers the following for attending this conference:

  • University of Cincinnati for Physician CME
  • Indiana University Health for Nursing and Social Work CE
  • Indiana Pharmacy Alliance for Pharmacy credit

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

About the Speaker:
The HIV/STD Update: Advances in Care and Prevention is a collaboration of the Indiana University School of Medicine - Infectious Diseases Division, the Marion County Public Health Department's Bell Flower Clinic, the Indiana State Department of Health's HIV, STD, Viral Hepatitis Division and the Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center (MATEC) Indiana.