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Revised Recommendations for HIV Screening of Pregnant Women
A Public Health Training Network Satellite Broadcast
April 25, 2002 (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET)

February 27, 2002

This broadcast will discuss "Revised Recommendations for HIV Screening of Pregnant Women" -- published November 9, 2001 in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Recommendations and Reports series. The agenda includes the key recommendations, revisions from previous guidelines, implementation issues, resources and recommended reading. Viewers may fax in questions before and during the broadcast.


At the completion of the broadcast, participants should expect to be able to:

Target Audience

Health care providers and HIV/STD prevention staff in health departments, community organizations/planning, HIV prevention counseling, education, testing and administration as well as other persons in contact with women of child-bearing age regarding any health matters such as prenatal care, primary care, and substance abuse.

Invited Presenters or Panelists Include

Instructions for Viewers

Viewers do not need to register with CDC. Beginning February 22, a list of registered viewing sites open to guests will be updated daily on the Broadcast Web Site. After February 22, viewers are strongly encouraged to periodically check the web site to determine if more viewing sites have registered in their area. Viewers without Internet access may call the National Prevention Information Network at 800-458-5231. Persons in search of a viewing site are encouraged to contact a registered viewing site between February 22 and April 18 to request seating.

Materials Available After March 1

Broadcast Web Site:

This web site includes this fact sheet, online registration for persons coordinating viewing sites, and a list of registered viewing sites which will be updated daily beginning February 22.

Questions/Comments for Speakers

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing education credits will not be offered for this broadcast.

Questions About the Broadcast

After February 15, please call toll-free 800-458-5231 or TTY 800-243-7012.

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