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Schedule of Events

Tuesday, October 15 – Pre-Conference Institutes

“Women Rising Above” - Sponsored by South Carolina HIV Planning Council 

“Doing This Together: Exploring Comprehensive Prevention and Care for LGBT+ Individuals” - Sponsored by SC DHEC

Wednesday, October 16 – SC HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis Conference

Session Topics/Titles:

Congenital Syphilis: Strategies for reducing a preventable disease ∙ Strategies for housing retention and engagement in supportive services ∙ Mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention in African American women living with HIV ∙ Impact of state-mandated HIV education on corresponding HIV transmission rates* ∙ Testing and counseling for youth: Why won’t they listen? ∙ HIV incidence in African American Women: #BlackGirlMagic is not enough… ∙ Providing HIV specialty care with a primary care medical home setting* ∙ A new pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for individuals at risk for HIV* ∙ Effectively using collaboration to positively impact change ∙ The LOVED ONES (Anti-stigma) Initiative ∙ Improving HCV linkage to care using the FOCUS model: Impact of a systemic and cultural transformation within an FQHC ∙ BDSM 101: Feathers and ice and everything nice – Demystifying BDSM & BDSM 102: Applied practice within the community – Taking out the toys ∙ Ending the Epidemics SC (EtE SC) – What is it? Who benefits? Why now? ∙ Data to Care Expansion: Real-Time Data, Regional Growth and Hispanic Outreach ∙ Emotional Intelligence: Unlocking your genius ∙ Horror stories and love stories: Storytelling and roleplay about customer service ∙ My ScriptRewards evaluated: Discussion of its coverage of inexpensive HIV medications* ∙ Promoting sexual health among college students using web-based Media Aware program ∙ Training: Referrals for unintended pregnancy” – PART 1 & PART 2 ∙ Offering collaborative HIV/HCV screening and rapid start services at rural high-risk facilities ∙ Gentlemen Respecting and Interacting in Truth (GRIT): Healthy Black Masculinity ∙ HIV Treatment And Prevention (TAP In) ∙ Weighing in on ART and HIV – do the scales just keep going up?* ∙ The opioid epidemic and its contribution to the spread of HIV/HCV ∙ Using CDC’s “Let’s Stop HIV Together” campaign to promote HIV messaging ∙ 2019 HIV Update*


Thursday, October 17 – SC HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis Conference

Session Topics/Titles:

2019 Hepatitis Update* ∙ Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll…wait, is it “Sex, Drugs and…Hep A and Syphilis”? ∙ Novel Therapies for HIV Treatment and Prevention* ∙ Trauma and HIV: Unpacking the complicated relationship between trauma exposure and HIV outcomes ∙ Transgender Care+ ∙ Diagnosing HIV in SC using the ED is easy as 1-2-3! – PART 1 & PART 2 ∙ A review of syphilis ∙ Black mental health and HIV/AIDS – At the intersections ∙ The wHOLE story ∙ Infectious Diseases Considerations for the Opioid Overdose Epidemic* ∙ Myth busters: Condom outreach in the Pee Dee  


*indicates a session that is ACPE-accredited for continuing pharmacy education


A more detailed schedule will be posted prior to the conference.

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