PEP for Prevention of HIV: When, Why & How
This webinar is one of a series of webinars on topics within the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations of adults and adolescents. Recommendations from the National Protocol include encouraging patients to accept prophylaxis against STI's if indicated. HIV is one of the concerns the patient may have and exposure risk after sexual assault must be a priority for all clinicans. This webinar is is designed for clinicians and medical directors who deliver and prescribe treatment for post-sexual assault patients. The presenters will discuss:1. What: The currently recommended nPEP antivirals and different medication regimes clinicians can prescribe according to patient’s history of assault and pertinent medical history2. Why: Variations in medical regimens may be prescribed based on certain details of the patient's history of the assault and pertinent medical history.3. How: Suggestions for implementation of nPEP procedures for post-sexual assault patients;3. How: Information on providing resources to assist patients in receiving the nPEP antiviralsAll clinicians and allied professional disciplines who work with sexual assault patients are welcome to attend the webinar. The webinar is being supported by Grant No 2011-TA-A-K021, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Department of Justice. The webinar will also be archived for future viewing.