301: Integrating CHWs in HIV Care: Lessons Learned from a National Implementation Project

Presentation Event
2020 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment
Organization
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
Presenter(s)
Brian Fitzsimmons, Allyson Baughman, Serena Rajabiun
Description

 

Community Health Workers (CHWs) are an important member of the healthcare delivery team linking organizations to the broader community and patients to care. Successful CHW integration is dependent on multiple factors. This interactive institute will detail strategies for integrating CHW models in HIV care based on a 10-site evaluation.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify strategies to facilitate CHW integration.
  2. Plan strategies for working with provider teams around role clarification and the benefits of having a CHW on the team.
  3. Develop a CHW supervision plan.
  4. Identify organizational and community structures to support CHW integration.

Event Details

Event:
2020 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment
Track:
Population-Based Approaches for Improving Access, Engagement/Reengagement, and Health Outcomes
Abstract:
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