HIV HEART (Health | Education | Assessment | Research | Telehealth) provides HIV/AIDS telehealth-based education and training to medical residents and rural providers in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. These trainings take place weekly, in a one-on-one format, and are conducted by the Medical and Clinical Directors within the grant. Evidence-based practices are utilized to address topics regarding diverse themes that are relevant to rural healthcare providers in the Delta. In addition, a quarterly conference is conducted by interactive video which highlights HIV best practices using a case study format.
- Evidence-based case presentations delivered through real-time interactive video, online streaming, and later available as enduring materials.
- Coursework and case-based learning activities delivered through the HIV HEART existing websites.
- CME and CNE hours will be provided for all educational activities at no cost to the participant or the CHC.
- Ft. Smith Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
- El Dorado AHEC
- Texarkana AHEC
- Community Health Centers of Arkansas
- Delta AIDS Education and Training Center (DAETC)
Curriculum Via Telehealth
- Quarterly one-hour case-based presentations per year via interactive video and online streaming to facilitate interaction
- Interactive case-based online modules (four per year)
- Peer-reviewed evidence-based guidelines (two per year)
- Focused HIV didactic presentations monthly to varying locations via interactive video