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  On-Line Training
Hepatitis C: Basic Facts 2021
This online course provides an introduction to Hepatitis C for practitioners working in the field of HIV services. It provides an overview of Hepatitis C (HCV) that includes the following:

Objectives:
• Key information about the hepatitis virus
• The different types of hepatitis
• Epidemiological data
• Modes of transmission
• Prevention
• Disease progression
• Testing protocols
• Treatment options

Audience:
The target audience is staff and managers of agencies funded by the Wisconsin HIV Program. It is also open to anyone interested in learning about Hepatitis C.

Online Access: Upon registering for this course you will receive an email saying that you have been placed on a waitlist. You will receive your login information within 24-48 hours. Please be sure to check your junk box if you don't receive the email.

If you have a disability and require accommodations, please contact Tina Smith at 608-265-3517 or email tina.smith@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.
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  On-Line Training
HIV: Basic Facts 2021
This online course provides an introduction to HIV for practitioners beginning to work in the field of HIV services. The course has been developed for HIV service providers in Wisconsin who are providing prevention and care services, although most of the information will be relevant for individuals outside the state, too. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of HIV: key information about the virus, disease progression, transmission, prevention, care, and treatment.

Objectives:
• Describe key characteristics of the virus; including how the virus progresses and the modes of transmission
• Explain HIV testing and testing algorithms
• Describe the HIV prevention and care services available in Wisconsin
• Identify agencies and organizations providing prevention and care services
• Identify populations disproportionately affected by HIV

Audience:
The target audience is staff and managers of agencies funded by the Wisconsin HIV Program. It is also open to anyone interested in learning about HIV.

Online Access: Upon registering for this course you will receive an email saying that you have been placed on a waitlist. You will receive your login information within 24-48 hours. Please be sure to check your junk box if you don't receive the email.

If you have a disability and require accommodations, please contact Tina Smith at 608-265-3517 or email tina.smith@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.
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  Nov 03, 2021 - Nov 03, 2021     
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM     Improving Community Health Webinar Series: An Introduction to Community-Based Health Promotion with Black Communities in the United States
The Improving Community Health Webinar series is intended to address HIV-related health disparities and inequities for queer Black and Latinx individuals in Milwaukee and Dane County.

An Introduction to Community-Based Health Promotion with Black Communities in the United States by Martez Smith

An Introduction to Community-Based Health Promotion with Black Communities in the United States will entail a brief review of a.) relevant, peer-reviewed, scholarly literature, and b.) relevant health promotion efforts in select locales. Emphasis will be placed on identifying and leveraging promising approaches to health promotion efforts with Black LGBTQ communities.
To learn more about Martez, please view his biography.

If you have a disability and require accommodations, please contact Megan Reading at 608-265-4551 or email megan.reading@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.

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  Nov 10, 2021 - Nov 10, 2021     Milwaukee, WI 53203
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM     Annual Milwaukee HIV/STI/HCV Update Meeting - In-Person
Objectives:
• Report 2020 HIV, STI, and HCV surveillance data for Milwaukee.
• Discuss topics of importance related to HIV, STIs, and HCV in Milwaukee with peers, colleagues, and Wisconsin and Milwaukee Health Department staff.

During this hybrid meeting, staff from both the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and Milwaukee Health Department will present 2020 data on HIV, STIs, and HCV for the City of Milwaukee to participants. The meeting will also include a panel discussion featuring state, city, healthcare, and community-based organization staff sharing program updates related to HIV, STIs, and HCV, along with the impact of COVID-19.”

*Please note that face masks will be required at all times.

Draft Agenda- 2021 Annual Milwaukee HIV/STI/HCV Update Meeting

If you have a disability and require accommodations, please contact Tina Smith 608-265-3517 or email tina.smith@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.

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  Nov 10, 2021 - Nov 10, 2021     
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM     Annual Milwaukee HIV/STI/HCV Update Meeting - Virtual
Objectives:
• Report 2020 HIV, STI, and HCV surveillance data for Milwaukee.
• Discuss topics of importance related to HIV, STIs, and HCV in Milwaukee with peers, colleagues, and Wisconsin and Milwaukee Health Department staff.

During this hybrid meeting, staff from both the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and Milwaukee Health Department will present 2020 data on HIV, STIs, and HCV for the City of Milwaukee to participants. The meeting will also include a panel discussion featuring state, city, healthcare, and community-based organization staff sharing program updates related to HIV, STIs, and HCV, along with the impact of COVID-19.”

Draft Agenda- 2021 Annual Milwaukee HIV/STI/HCV Update Meeting

If you have a disability and require accommodations, please contact Tina Smith 608-265-3517 or email tina.smith@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.

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