Session date: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Center for AIDS Intervention Research
2071 North Summit Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 APA
    APA credit.
  • 1.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Please login or register to take this course.
Program Description: 

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Psychology CE Credit Statement: 
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Target audience: 

physicians, psychologists, allied health care professionals and researchers interested in HIV treatment

Learning objectives: 
  1. Describe the Linkage to Care Specialist role, how it developed over time, and lessons learned;
  2. Summarize published results from the pilot phase qualitative evaluation of the Linkage to Care intervention, indicating the importance of direct social support from Specialists to clients;
  3. Describe emerging themes from the summative phase qualitative evaluation, including intertwining issues of housing, incarceration, and substance use; navigation of complex systems; and tension between clients' needs and independence; and
  4. Present preliminary quantitative outcomes of the Linkage to Care intervention regarding clients' care engagement and viral suppression.
Faculty & credentials: 

Speakers: Michelle R. Broaddus, PhD
Assistant Professor, Center for AIDS Intervention Research
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Timothy Hess, PhD
Biostatistician
Department of Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Activity Director: Carol L. Galletly, JD, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Planning Committee Members:
Jeffrey A. Kelly, PhD
Professor and Director, Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Kevin D. Brown, MA
Program Manager II/Developmental Core Coordinator, Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Kevin Brown
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7732