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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.