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  • HIV/STD/TB/Hepatitis Symposium
    April 11 and 12, 2012
    Radisson Inn, Bismarck ND

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012

    8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  North Dakota Department of Health Update
    HIV and TB, Craig Steffens, M.P.H.
    Viral Hepatitis, Sarah Weninger
    Sexually Transmitted Disease, Julie Wagendorf, M.S.

    9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Plenary
    Patient Centered Strategies for Retention in Care, Marla A. Corwin, LCSW, CAC III

    11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions

    Starting and Maintaining a Support Group, Lucinda Porter, R.N. and JoElle Thomas, R.N., CPN
    Additional Resource: Starting and Maintaining a Support Group Guide
    Sexually Transmitted Infections: General Overview and 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines, David McNamara, M.D.
    Hepatitis C Treatment, Sajid Jalil, M.D.

    1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    Where's the Rock and Roll? Sex, Drugs and HIV, Marla A. Corwin, LCSW, CAC III
    Additional Resource: Tips for HIV Clinicians Working with Methamphetamine Users
    TB in North Dakota: Changing Demographics, John R. Baird, M.D., M.P.H.
    Aging of HIV Patients, David McNamara, M.D.
    3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Plenary
    Effectively Screening for LTBI, Mary Shragel
    3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Plenary
    Hepatitis C Rapid Testing, Sarah Weninger


    Thursday, April 12, 2012

    8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Plenary
    Telling the Stories: Health Issues Affecting Native People in N.D., Robert Foley, M.Ed.

    10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
    MSM Partner Services, Johnny Cross
    Advances in TB, Dean Tsukayama, M.D.
    Hepatitis C in Young IDUs, Casey and Eddie Rudd
    Additional Resource: Larry the Liver

    12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    30 Years of HIV, Krissie Guerard, M.S. & Craig Steffens, M.P.H.
    N.D. Guidelines for Expedited Partner Therapy, Julie Wagendorf, M.S.
    MDR/XDR TB, Dean Tsukayama, M.D.

    2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Plenary
    Men's Sexual Health, John Kriesel, M.D.