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Thursday, June 30, 2022

PrEP Navigation in Tennessee: Overcoming Barriers to PrEP Adherence

Start Date: 6/30/2022 1:00 PM CDT
End Date: 6/30/2022 2:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Zoom

Organization Name: Tennessee Primary Care Association

Tiffany Priest, DPT
Email: tiffany.priest@tnpca.org
Phone: (615) 425-5863


TPCA’s PrEP Learning Series aims to educate community health center clinicians and staff on statewide resources, evidence-based practices, and other emerging topics. This series is designed to help enhance PrEP strategies, including discussion on communication and education, insurance coverage, and PrEP navigation. 
About the Session
The Tennessee Department of Health provides training and funding for PrEP navigators across the state. PrEP navigators are health care specialists who can help people interested in PrEP learn more about the medication, find a medical provider, locate a pharmacy, apply for financial assistance, and incorporate the daily regimen into their lives.

PrEP navigators assist primary care providers by helping patients with PrEP adherence and access. This session will discuss the role of PrEP navigators and how to access navigator services in each region of Tennessee.
Intended Audience
Any clinician or CHC staff involved in HIV/AIDS care including medical care, case management, and support services, or those working in a clinic that offers pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).      
About the Speaker 
Katherine Buchman, Director of Community Engagement and Special Projects
HIV Prevention- HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis
Tennessee Department of Health

Katherine Buchman, MPH is the Community Engagement and Special Projects Director for the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) HIV Prevention Program. She has been responsible for managing the PrEP program for the HIV Prevention Program for more than four years, during which time the program has developed to include a statewide PrEP Provider Directory of more than 100 providers, 14 PrEP navigation programs across the state in 2020, and a robust PrEP training program for navigators and health departments. 


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Registration is Closed
Closed: 6/30/2022 12:45 PM

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