Screening for HCV and HIV, the role of oral health care workers
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Describe importance of testing for early diagnosis and treatment Discuss impact of disease burden due to unidentified cases Describe how oral healthcare workers can screen for HIV and HCV
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I founded and direct an oral health program for people living with HIV 22 years ago. I have served on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and was awarded the Associate Administrators Award at the 2008 Ryan White All Grantees meeting. I am founder and president of the HIV Dental Alliance, which has the mission of facilitating oral health for PLWHA.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.