Webinars

Webinar 1: Overview HIV and Aging 

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Kathleen Fitch, MSN, FNP
Massachusetts General Hospital

 

 

 

 

The objectives of this webinar are:

  • Distinguish between normal aging and HIV–related health issues
  • Describe the common comorbidities that aging PLHIV experience and their corresponding patient needs
  • Compare appropriate care models for the aging PLHIV
  • Examine the RN and NP roles for aging PLHIV

 

Webinar 2: Pathiophysiology and Clinical Conditions Associated with Obesity and Lipodystrophy

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Corrilynn Hileman, MD
MetroHealth Medical Center

 

 

The objectives of this webinar are:

  • Recognize the clinical conditions associated with lipodystrophy (e.g., CVD, sarcopenia, osteoporosis, and fatty liver; diabetes and hypertension)
  • Describe shared pathophysiology of these clinical conditions
  • Define the tools to used assess for these clinical conditions and their limitations
  • Outline the pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies to reduce these conditions

 

Webinar 3: Prevention and Treatment of the Clinical Conditions Associated with Obesity and Lipodystrophy

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Amanda Willig, PhD, RD
University of Alabama, Birmingham

 

 

 

Gina Dobbs, NP, RN
University of Alabama, Birmingham

 

 

 

 

 

The objectives of this webinar are:

  • Review pharmacological and surgical strategies for managing clinical conditions associated with excess abdominal fat and lipodystrophy in PLHIV
  • Review non-pharmacological strategies for managing clinical conditions associated with excess abdominal fat and lipodystrophy in PLHIV
  • Describe implications of these therapies for special populations (e.g., women, older adults)
  • Illustrate how to integrate these strategies into routine HIV care in various clinic settings

Recommended reading

Van der Kolk, B. A. (2015). The body keeps the score: Brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma. Penguin Books.

 

Participants completing the webinars and the evaluation will be eligible for 1.0 CNE per webinar (up to 3.0 CNE for the entire series). Those not eligible for CNE (non-nurses) will receive a certificate of completion.

Planning Committee Members

Mayre E. Bernard, DNP, MSN, FNP-C, UT Regional One Physicians
Kathleen Fitch, MSN, FNP, Massachusetts General Hospital
Allison R. Webel, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University; Lead Nurse Planner
Amanda Willig, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

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