ANAC2019 conference agenda

Times and speakers may change

Wednesday, November 6

9 a.m - Noon: Off-site tour
Understanding the nurse role in a federally qualified health center from both treatment and prevention. There are currently no spots available for this session.

9 a.m - Noon: Off-site tour
Tour both facilities, meet with program directors and participate in a question and answer session on model of care, current challenges and the future of the programs. Pre-registration required.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: ACRN review
This mini review will provide an overview for many of the following major test categories: opportunistic infections, antiretroviral treatment, pathophysiology, epidemiology and special populations. Certification allows RNs/APRNs to be recognized as ACRNs or AACRNs. Faculty includes: Darcel Reyes, PhD, ANP-BC; Brain Goodroad, DNP, ANP-BC, AACRN; Michele Crespo-Fierro, RN, PhD, MS, MPH, AACRN. Pre-registration required.

2 - 6 p.m.: Research workshop
Team Science: Finding the "I" in Team
Dynamic presentations by investigators who have expertise in team science and in leading multidisciplinary teams to advance research in the prevention and treatment of HIV, this workshop is intended for early and mid-career investigators who are interested in collaborating with, developing or leading their own research teams. Faculty: James McMahon, PhD; Deborah DiazGranados, PhD; Sheldon D. Fields, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, AACRN, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN; Ellen Fisher, PhD and Sara Looby, PhD. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, November 7

8 - 9 a.m.: NEW to ANAC/HIV session (Sponsored by Rutgers School of Nursing)

10:15 - 11:30 a.m.: Opening keynote speaker - Shannon Weber, MSW
Founder and director, PleasePrEPMe
Narrative Becomes Identity

11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Lunch/Posters

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.: Concurrent sessions

  • Valerie Wojciechowicz - The value of language in HIV stigma reduction
  • Maria Kosmetatos, FNP -  Engaging the person newly diagnosed with HIV infection: Connection matters
  • Mike DeArman, DPT - Physical therapy alternatives for people living with HIV and persistent pain
  • David Spach, MD - Antiretroviral therapy 2019 update: Mechanisms of action, new medication, current guidelines and controversies

2:30 - 3 p.m.: Beverage break

3:15 - 4:15 p.m.: Concurrent session

  • Linda Wesp, PhD, RN, APNP, FNP-C, AAHIV-S - Providing culturally safe and gender affirming care: Best practices in transgender health
  • Janessa Broussard, RN, MSN, AGNP-C - Implementing PrEP 2-1-1- in a nurse-led clinic
  • Erin Blau, DNP, MPH, RN - Responding to increases in newly identified HIV infection among persons who inject drugs
  • Laura Strick, MD and Tami Kampbell - Re-entry needs for justice-involved persons with opiate use disorder

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.: Plenary speaker panel - Tez Anderson, Dorcas Baker,RN, BSN, ACRN, MA, and Casey Shillam, PhD, RN
HIV and Aging: The importance of connections and networks to foster positive aging with HIV

5:45 - 6:45: Business meeting

7 - 10 p.m.: Gala - Welcome to the end of the rainbow!

Friday, November 8

7 - 8:30 a.m.: Satellite breakfast (sponsored by ViiV Healthcare)

8:45 - 9:45 a.m.: Plenary speaker - Timothy Ray Brown
My continued advocacy for curing HIV

9:45 - 10:30 a.m.: Coffee break/Posters

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: JANAC Article of the Year/Researcher of the Year
The state of adherence to HIV care in black women - Crystal Chapman Lambert, PhD, CRNP, NP-C, FNP-BC
From bench to bedside - the science of fatigue in people living with HIV - Joachim Voss, PhD, RN, ACRN, FAAN

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Concurrent abstracts

12:45 - 2:15 p.m.: Satellite lunch (sponsored by Gilead)

1 - 2:15 p.m.: Break/Poster winner announced

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.: Late breakers

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.: Concurrent abstracts

4:45 - 5:45 p.m.: Plenary speaker panel - Rasheeta Chandler, Crystal Chapman Lambert, Gwendolyn Childs, Michele Crespo-Fierro
Ending the epidemic: Lessons from women of color living across the HIV care continuum

6 - 7 p.m.: HANCB reception

7:15 - 9 p.m.: Satellite dinner (sponsored by Gilead)

Saturday, November 9

7 - 8:30 a.m.: Satellite breakfast (sponsored by Gilead)

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Open global session

8:15 - 11 a.m.: Special showing of documentary 5B

  • William Mannion, RN, BSN
  • Cliff Morrison, RN, MS, MN, FAAN, ACRN
  • Alison Moed, RN
  • Guy Vandenberg, RN, MSW

11 - 11:30 p.m.: Break and drawing/Exhibits close at noon

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Concurrent sessions

  • Louis Ortiz-Fonseca - We are the champions: How to intentionally champion HIV prevention and treatment for LGBTQ young people of color
  • Asher Caldwell, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, ACHPN - Medical aid in dying: An overview of the approach toward death with dignity
  • Jeanette Southerly, BSN, ACRN and Linda Rose Frank, PhD, MSN, ACRN, FAAN - Emergency response to a rural HIV outbreak: Workforce challenges and opportunities for HIV and substance use intervention
  • Brian Minalga, MSW - Women in HIV cure-related research

1 - 2:15 p.m.: Special lunch session
Miguel Gomez - Ending the HIV Epidemic: A plan for America

2:30 - 3 p.m.: Concurrent sessions

  • Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, MAS, AAHIVP - A pill for every ill: Polypharmacy and HIV
  • Timothy Menza, MD, PhD - Public health approaches to bacterial sexually transmitted infections
  • Judy Khanyola and Susan Strasser - Acheiving 90-90-90: Without a vaccine, nurses will be key to HIV epidemic control
  • Gayle Simon - All of US: Nurses' roles in participating and promoting diversity and inclusion in this NIH research project

3:45 - 5 Closing plenary speaker - Paul Kawata, ED, NMAC
Reflections on the HIV epidemic, nurses and the Plan to End HIV

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.: Celebration of Life

7 - 9 p.m.: Awards dinner








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