PrEP ECHO Presentations

Below is a list of upcoming PrEP ECHO presentations. To view presentation slides, presenter bios, and additional resources, click view more

Introduction to PrEP | April 23, 2021

In this presentation, Michelle Iandiorio, MD, ECHO faculty member and clinical director for SCAETC and associate professor for UNMHSC, provides an introduction to PrEP, describes the various HIV prevention methods, differentiates HIV PEP from HIV PrEP, and identifies who may identify from PrEP.

Presenters: Michelle Iandiorio, MD

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Indications and Contraindications for PrEP | May 7, 2021

In this presentation, Whitney Essex, MSN, FNP-BC, ECHO faculty member and nurse practitioner with Infectious Diseases at Cherokee Nation Health Services, discusses indications and contraindications for PrEP, review methods for obtaining a sexual history, and answers questions about who is a good candidate for PrEP. 

Presenters: Whitney Essex, FNP

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Initiating PrEP | May 21, 2021

In this presentation, Jorge Mera, MD, FACP, ECHO faculty member and infectious diseases physician and director of Infectious Diseases at Cherokee Nation Health Services, shares valuable insights around laboratory evaluation prior to prescribing PrEP, rational for labs, interpretation of HIV and HBV serology, screening for STIs, discusses counseling prior to PrEP delivery, recommended regimens, potential side effects, and time to achieve protection from PrEP. 

Presenters: Jorge Mera, MD

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Monitoring the Patient While on PrEP/Addressing Complications | June 4, 2021

In this presentation, Jonathan Iralu, MD, FACP, Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases, provides a detailed update on monitoring persons on PrEP, including recommended labs, clinical monitoring and STI/HIV testing recommendations.

Presenters: Jonathan Iralu, MD

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Monitoring the Patient While on PrEP/Addressing Complications -Part 2 | June 18, 2021

In this presentation, Janet Cifuentes, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center, expands upon the previous session focusing on the side effects of PrEP, details how to transition from non-occupational PEP to PrEP, and how/when to discontinue PrEP.

Presenters: Janet Cifuentes, PharmD

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Recruiting for PrEP Candidates | July 2, 2021

In this presentation, Leslie Stewart, MD, infectious diseases physician for Chinle Hospital (Navajo Nation), shares provider based interventions to increase PrEP, effective strategies for patient education and engagement, and inovative strategies for PrEP delivery, including a focus on mobile clinics, immediate/same day PrEP starts, and pharmacist-led PrEP clinics.

Presenters: Leslie Stewart, MD

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