Tuesday, October 7, 2014

2014 South Carolina HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Conference

Mid-Carolina AHEC and The South Carolina HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Conference Committee have partnered once again to host the “2014 SC HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Conference” scheduled for October 28-30.  The conference will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, SC. 

This interdisciplinary conference is designed for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, other clinicians, HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis educators, social workers, case managers, public health professionals, other service providers, teachers, students, people living with HIV/AIDS and other interested community members.  The overall mission is to provide opportunities for professionals and community members to engage in dialogue related to current practices, interventions, and emerging concerns and trends.

A preconference institute will take place on October 28.  This Pre-Conference Institute is sponsored by the SC DHEC/HIV Division’s Ryan White and AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, the SC HIV Planning Council, its Positive Advocacy Committee and Needs Assessment Committee and the SC HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Conference. 

The conference will provide 11 hours of continuing education for nurses; counselors; therapists; social workers; alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) treatment and prevention professionals; and certified health education specialists (CHES)/master certified health education specialists (MCHES).  
To find out more information about this year’s conference or to register, please visit www.schiv-stdconference.org .

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