New Providers Track


Objective

To offer a learning experience at ACTHIV that specifically targets providers who are in training or who are new to HIV medicine.

Methods

Match with mentors from the ACTHIV Conference Planning Committee; Participate in several recommended Conference sessions; and Participate in a special case discussion session for track participants led by mentors.

Target Audience

20-30 Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Physicians, Advance Practice Nurses/NPs, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists, and Case Managers who are in training (i.e. fellows, residents, students) or who are in practice but are new to HIV medicine.

1. Each track participant is encouraged to submit an abstract for poster presentation

2. The ACTHIV New Providers Track
In addition to the Plenary Sessions and General Sessions on Friday and Saturday, track participants are expected to attend the following sessions:

*HIV: The Basics Thursday – 8:15am – 12:00pm
*Participant Orientation Thursday – 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Thursday and Friday – 12:30pm – 1:00pm
*Case Discussions Friday – 5:00pm – 6:30pm

 3. Track participants will be placed in a small group led by one of the ACTHIV Conference Planning Committee members who will serve as a mentor for the group throughout the conference.

*Each mentor/participant group will meet at 12:30pm – 1:00pm during lunch each day to review the sessions and address questions.

*Mentors will lead case-based discussions…AND DINNER…on Friday 5:00pm – 6:30pm in which small groups of participants would address 4-5 cases and report to the larger group.