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    DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

    DSHS strives to respond to all email requests in a timely manner. It is important to note, however, that messages that you send to us by email may not be secure and may be intercepted by a third party. Therefore, we recommend that you do not send any confidential health information to us by email.

2004 Texas HIV-STD Clinical Update

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 The Department of State Health Services (DSHS), in partnership with the Center for Health Training [CHT], and Texas/Oklahoma AIDS Education and Training Center (TX/OK AETC) [AETC], hosted the 14th Texas HIV/STD Conference Clinical Update on December 17-18, 2004 at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. The goal, objectives, and target audience of the Clinical Update were:

Clinical Update Goal and Objectives
Goal The goal of this conference is to provide the healthcare provider current knowledge, tools and strategies to integrate into practice to enhance the quality of services and improve clinical outcomes for patients with HIV/STDs.
Objectives

By the end of the Clinical Update, participants will be able to:

  • Identify options for the care and treatment of women with HIV.
  • Discuss substance abuse, medication adherence issues and complex drug interactions.
  • Explain care options for patients with diabetes and lipid disorders.
  • Analyze critically recent trends and STD care and prevention.
Target Audience Physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other clinicians working with HIV/STD affected communities.

The Conference Steering Committee (CSC) gratefully acknowleges the following groups who contributed immeasurably to the success of this year's conference:

The Conference Steering Committee is proud to offer the Clinical Update proceedings on-line.

Preceding the the Clinical Update on December 13-17, 2004 was the 14th Texas HIV/STD Conference (for more information, visit the 14th Texas HIV/STD Conference page).

For more information about the Clinical Update,  the Conference Steering Committee.


Last updated March 09, 2011