Managing Occupational Exposures to HIV
~ A Public Health Training Network Satellite Broadcast ~
January 15, 1998 ~ 1:00 - 3:30 PM EST
This live interactive broadcast will provide an overview and update of the PHS Statement on the Management of Occupational Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis. Participants will be provided with information on how to incorporate the PHS recommendations into their policies on management of occupational exposures to HIV. Viewers will have the opportunity to telephone or fax in questions during the broadcast.
At the conclusion of this broadcast, participants should be able to:
Physicians, nurses, occupational health professionals, infection control professionals, pharmacists, laboratorians, hospital administrators, and any others responsible for either developing policies on, or managing occupationally exposed health care workers.
Please register as a site or as an individual before January 8, 1998, by calling the CDC National AIDS Clearinghouse at 1-800-458-5231. In Canada , call (301) 519-0459. CDC does not charge any fees to view or receive credits for this program.
Continuing education credits will be offered for a variety of professions based on 2.5 hours of instruction. Please bring a #2 pencil to your satellite viewing site.
CDC's National Center for Infectious Diseases, Hospital Infections Program, and National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, in partnership with the CDC's Public Health Practice Program Office, and the Public Health Training Network are sponsoring this event.
How to View
Participating organizations are asked to make their own arrangements for viewing sites, and are encouraged to begin those plans as soon as possible. To do so, the organization will need to locate a satellite down-link site with a steerable antenna that can receive either C- or Ku-band channels. If the organization does not have such a viewing site, one may be available at a local school, hospital, community college, university or county extension office. A telephone or fax machine near the viewing room will allow for interaction with the speakers during the program.
Satellite Technical Specifications
Numbers for Call-In During Program
In the event that you are unable to receive the signal on program day, you may join by audio bridge. Federal and Canadian participants should dial (404) 639-3277, and non-federal participants should dial (800) 311-3437. The pass code for the uplink is 713593. If you have a problem during the audio conference, you may press *0 to signal the attendant. If you have questions about the technical operations of the teleconference equipment, please call (404) 639-7550.
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