Thursday, May 28, 2009

American Indian/Alaska Native HIV/AIDS Conference: San Antonio, Texas

Valley AIDS Council and the Texas Oklahoma AETC Present: American Indian / Alaska Native HIV/AIDS Conference San Antonio, Texas June 4 – 5, 2009

Dear Colleague; Thank you for your interest in the upcoming conference. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Place Hotel, 601 South St. Mary’s Street, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Please review the sections below for information regarding the upcoming conference. If this email does not answer your questions; please feel free to contact me. Registration for this conference includes conference activities and, a conference shirt.

Theme: “Many Hands, Many Minds, One Goal”

Who Should Attend? Physicians, Health Care Providers, Nurses, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Case Managers, Educators, Mental Health Care Providers, Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Outreach Workers, Substance Abuse Counselors, Probation Officers and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors who are American Indian / Alaska Natives or who work with the AI /AN populations.

Purpose: To enable physicians and other healthcare providers to provide state-of-the-art care to HIV infected patients throughout their life span.

Services Track: Dialogue with leaders and peers in the trends associated with the care and management of HIV infected AI / AN persons. This opportunity will allow you to consider additional ways to meet the needs of your clients and develop key networking needed in today’s world.

Clinical Track: Cultural issues prevalent in the treatment of HIV/AIDS among the AI / AN population: Treatment, adherence, co infection rate and management of the mobile HIV positive client.

Agenda: June 4, 2009: 1 PM- 5 PM Clinical Track (Medical Personnel) June 5, 2009 8 AM – 1 PM Services Track (Non Medical Personnel) Cost and Payment Information: Cost of the conference $10.00 USD Enrollment is confirmed with payment upon receipt of the registration fee. We are unable to process any registration without payment.

Payment may be made online at or by check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card. US organizations may register using a Purchase Order. (US only) Seating is limited, please act today.

Official Language: English

Continuing Education Units: CEU’s and Fees to be determined.

SPONSORSHIPS: At this time, there may be scholarships available. Should any funds become limited, this offer will be canceled. An application is located on the last page of this document. It is also available at or by request by calling 1-800-840-3629 (Please ask for Becky).

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