Archived Webinars

In order to enhance access to MATEC-WI virtual programs, recordings of many of our recent events are available via this program archive. Browse the descriptions below to see what is currently available.  Viewers are asked to register via the MATEC website (account required) to be provided with access to each recording. The link to the recording and an evaluation will be emailed after your registration is complete. CME/CEUs are not available for these recordings.

MATEC-WI Program Recordings

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How Can the National HIV Curriculum Help Health Professional Program Faculty Flip to a Virtual Format?

How Can the National HIV Curriculum Help Health Professional Program Faculty Flip to a Virtual Format?
Originally recorded on Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Presenters: David Spach, MD
, NHC Editor-in-Chief; Principal Investigator, Mountain West AETC; Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, and Julia Freimund, Program Manager, IDEA Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Washington

The up-to-date National HIV Curriculum (NHC) was developed for novice to expert clinicians to learn about HIV diagnosis, treatment, and prevention and to earn free CE. Join this web conference to learn about the website’s features and how this federally-funded AETC program is being integrated into health profession programs’ course curricula in order to meet HIV core competency knowledge goals.

Register to receive recording link: www.matec.info/event/?ER_ID=36793

Mythbusting SARS-CoV-2 Testing and Retesting

Mythbusting SARS-CoV-2 Testing and Retesting
Originally recorded on Thursday, November 12, 2020
Presenter: Shelby O’Connor, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

SARS-CoV-2 testing strategies have rapidly evolved this year for a number of reasons, leaving many people unclear on the efficacy of the test results and when they should be retested. Attend this webinar to learn how to effectively communicate the need for SARS-COV-2 testing and repeat testing and debunk myths or concerns patients have.

Note: The information presented was current as of the date of the presentation. Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, this information will become outdated at some point.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this event, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the types of testing approaches and what they actually tell you.
  • Explore the strategies for SARS-CoV-2 testing to mitigate community spread.
  • Give two examples of effective messaging on the need for testing and repeat testing to protect self and others.

Register to receive recording link: www.matec.info/event/?ER_ID=36796

Surviving SARS-CoV-2

Surviving SARS-CoV-2
Originally recorded Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Presenter: Michael Saag, MD, Professor and Director, Division of Infectious Disease at University of Alabama at Birmingham; Associate Dean for Global Health

SARS-CoV-2 doesn’t care who you are, how old you are or the setting we provide for it to propagate. Attend this webinar to hear a firsthand experience from an infectious disease doctor on surviving SARS-CoV-2.

Note: The information presented was current as of the date of the presentation. Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, this information will become outdated at some point.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this event, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize the personal and professional toll SARS-CoV-2 takes on a physician.
  • Describe, from a patient’s perspective, the similarities and differences between fighting COVID today and HIV in the 1980s.
  • Outline simple steps the community and health care teams can take to prevent SARS-CoV-2.

Register to receive recording link: www.matec.info/event/?ER_ID=36810

PrEParing for the End of HIV in Wisconsin: What You Need To Know

PrEParing for the End of HIV in Wisconsin: What You Need To Know
Originally recorded Thursday, December 3, 2020
Presenters: Sol Aldrete, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Thomas Dilworth, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID, Program Director, Pharmacy Residency, Advocate Aurora Health

With 214 new cases of HIV reported in Wisconsin in 2019, we know we can do better at preventing HIV. Contributing to this are disparities in accessing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) across different genders, races, age groups, geographic location, and socioeconomic status in Wisconsin. Attend this webinar to learn how to work with patients on taking a proactive approach to caring for themselves and others in an effort to prevent HIV.

Learning Objectives                                                                                   

As a result of participating in this event, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the efficacy of PrEP in preventing HIV transmission.
  • Discuss FDA-approved PrEP regimens and potential future alternates.
  • Give two examples of how expenses related to PrEP medications and lab monitoring can be covered in Wisconsin.

Register to receive recording link: www.matec.info/event/?ER_ID=36850

Badgers Bounce Back: A Roadmap to Build a SARS-CoV-2 Mitigation Response

Badgers Bounce Back: A Roadmap to Build a SARS-CoV-2 Mitigation Response
Originally recorded Monday, December 7, 2020
Presenter: Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist for Communicable Diseases, Wisconsin Department of Health Services; Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

There is no silver bullet to mitigating SARS-CoV-2 now or in the near future. Attend this webinar to learn about the most up-to-date and effective prevention, treatment and care strategies for SARS-CoV-2.

Note: The information presented was current as of the date of the presentation. Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, this information will become outdated at some point.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this event, participants will be able to:

  •     Recall the activity level across Wisconsin and in your local community.
  •     Recognize how SARS-CoV-2 is moving through Wisconsin.
  •     Give an example of effective prevention, treatment and care strategies for SARS-CoV-2.

Register to receive recording link: www.matec.info/event/?ER_ID=36849

COVID-19 Therapeutic and Vaccine Research: Challenges and Similarities to HIV

COVID-19 Therapeutic and Vaccine Research: Challenges and Similarities to HIV
Originally recorded on Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Presenters: David O’Connor, PhD and Tom Friedrich, PhD, AIDS Vaccine Research Laboratory, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Americans want to resume their lives faster than a vaccine will become available. Attend this webinar to learn about advancements in therapeutic and vaccine research as part of a multi-prong approach to mitigating SARS-CoV-2.

Note: The information presented was current as of the date of the presentation. Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, this information will become outdated at some point.

Learning Objectives 

  • Identify two similarities and differences in the evolution of HIV and SARS-CoV-2. 
  • Discuss the relationship between vaccine effectiveness and herd immunity. 
  • Describe SARS-CoV-2 therapeutic and vaccine research. 

Register to receive recording link: www.matec.info/event/?ER_ID=36878

The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, Trafficking and STI/HIV Risk in Indigenous Women​: Providing Survivor Led, Advocacy Driven, and Culturally Safe Care

The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, Trafficking and STI/HIV Risk in Indigenous Women​: Providing Survivor Led, Advocacy Driven, and Culturally Safe Care
Originally recorded on Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Presenters:

  • Jeneile Luebke PhD, RN, Post-doctoral Nurse Research Associate, UW – Madison
  • Katie Klein, Master’s Student and Instructor, Women’s & Gender Studies, UW-Milwaukee
  • Ashley Ruiz RN, BSN, Nursing PhDc, UW-Milwaukee; Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), Aurora Sinai

More than half of American Indian and Alaska Native women will experience sexual violence in their lifetimes, according to the Department of Justice. Yet, they often don’t seek medical care and support due to medical distrust and the lack of culturally safe care. Attend this webinar to improve your ability to provide culturally safe care and STI and HIV screening and prophylaxis.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize how exposure to intimate partner violence increases an Indigenous women’s risk for contracting sexually transmitted infections and HIV.
  • Identify two resources to support sexual transmitted infection screening and immediate access to HIV post-exposure prophylaxis.
  • Describe three strategies for delivering culturally safe care to survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence.

Register to receive recording link: www.matec.info/event/?ER_ID=36877

Other Program Recordings

MATEC-Indiana recently hosted a three-part COVID-19 webinar series, described  below. Individual session recordings are available for archived viewing through January 31, 2021.

Register to access all three sessions.


Webinar #1: COVID-19 Infection Control Actions for Safe Resumption of Normal Ambulatory Clinical Services
Originally recorded on 11/19/2020

Allison Bartlett, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Medical Director, Infection Control Program
Quality Chief, Department of Pediatrics
University of Chicago Medicine

Learning Objectives

  • List effective measures to minimize the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission between patients, health workers, and other staff
  • Describe appropriate social distancing practices in exam rooms, waiting areas, laboratories, and other clinic areas
  • Review effective use of COVID testing in ambulatory clinical settings

Webinar #2: Progress in the Prevention and Treatment of SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Originally recorded on 11/24/2020

Renslow Sherer, MD
Professor of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
University of Illinois Chicago Medicine
Regional Medical Director, Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss COVID-19 epidemiology, transmission, and prevention
  • Review a human rights issue related to COVID-19 in a vulnerable population
  • Describe the natural history, clinical manifestations, and treatment of SARS-CoV-2

Webinar #3: Continuum of Sexual Health Care Amid COVID-19
Originally recorded on 12/8/2020

Juan Carlos Venis, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Eskenazi Health Center Westside
Eskenazi Gender Health

Learning Objectives

  • Describe COVID-19 epidemiology, transmission, and prevention
  • Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the continuum of sexual health care
  • Offer guidance for mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on the continuum of sexual health care