Your Participation is Vital
The Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center housed in the University of California, Irvine, Division of Infectious Diseases will present the 33rd Annual HIV/AIDS on the Front Line Conference on April 15, 2020. The AIDS Education and Training Center is dedicated to enhancing providers’ knowledge, skills, and capacity to ultimately improve the quality of life for individuals infected with HIV and preventing HIV infection in those at risk.
The HIV/AIDS on the Front Line Conference is the premier regional conference serving Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Los Angeles County. This conference is the nation’s oldest annual conference focusing on HIV. This day-long conference provides state-of-the-art information to enhance the care of HIV infected individuals and will be held at the University of California, Irvine campus.
The meeting is structured with plenary sessions and several concurrent breakout sessions. The faculty will be comprised of national, regional, and local experts. Topics that are critical in HIV diagnosis, management, and prevention will be presented. The content will include Antiviral Therapy (new drugs, DHHS guidelines, rapid initiation, adherence and resistance, etc.), HIV prevention, Co-morbid Conditions, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Mental Health, and Substance Use.
The planning committee consists of the AIDS Education and Training Center faculty, Orange County Health Care Agency HIV leadership, and HIV Community Based Organizations. The committee membership represents different disciplines and diversity that reflect the attendees.
Attendees include HIV physicians, nurses, mid-level providers, case managers, outreach staff, testing counselors, laboratorians, mental health workers, and prevention specialists as well as primary care providers and other health professionals interested in learning the latest on HIV. Attendees generally come from the 4 counties (Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles) with an average expected attendance of 200 health care providers.