Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) Golden Gate Chapter

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) Golden Gate Chapter

We are a group of dedicated RNs, CNS and NPs in HIV care in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our focus is to : • Provide Clinical HIV Education • Serve as Mentors to New RN, CNS, and NPs • Provide Community support • Support HIV/Nursing Policy

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Golden Gate Chapter is a group of dedicated RNs, CNS and NPs in HIV care in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our focus is to : • Provide Clinical HIV Education • Serve as Mentors to New RN, CNS, and NPs • Provide Community Service to the San Francisco Bay Area • Advocate for HIV Nursing policy We meet bimonthly for educational diners. The group is open to anyone with a nursing or medical background who are part of the larger national ANAC group. You can join the national ANAC Group here: http://www.nursesinaidscare.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3454

Mission: ANAC's Mission Statement The mission of the Association is to promote the individual and collective professional development of nurses involved in the delivery of health care to persons infected or affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and to promote the health and welfare of infected persons by: creating an effective network among nurses in AIDS Care; studying, researching and exchanging information, experiences, and ideas leading to improved care for persons with AIDS/HIV infection; providing leadership to the nursing community in matters related to HIV/AIDS infection; advocating for HIV infected persons; and, promoting social awareness concerning issues related to HIV/AIDS. Inherent in these goals is the abiding commitment to the prevention of further HIV infection.

hivplusmag.com

First Case Where Man Becomes HIV-Positive While on PrEP is Rare Exception

http://www.hivplusmag.com/prevention/2016/2/25/first-case-where-man-becomes-hiv-positive-while-prep-rare-exception#.VtCEAbT4wng.facebook

hivplusmag.com After tens of thousands of PrEP successes, the first documented case of someone becoming poz includes rare multiclass drug resistance.

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ANACGG: December Chapter Meeting

Our December 16th Chapter Meeting is up. We can't collect RSVPs for this meeting. We will need you to email the sponsor directly. Click the link for all the info http://us3.campaign-archive1.com/?u=426f244769f34248d149d277d&id=9e1586d948&e=[UNIQID]#awesomeshare

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www.lemonde.fr

San Francisco, la ville où le sida ne fait plus peur

PrEP has been approved in France! A French delegation of reports and researchers came to visit. Here is what le monde had to say about San Francisco in French. http://www.lemonde.fr/pathologies/article/2015/11/24/san-francisco-la-ville-ou-le-sida-ne-fait-plus-peur_4816361_1655270.html?xtmc=san_francisco&xtcr=1

www.lemonde.fr La municipalité propose un traitement préventif contre le VIH pour limiter les contaminations sans préservatif.

Golden Gate Chapter members Jesse Thrasher and Chris Fox with ANAC's national organization president Jason Farley (Dracula) and UCSF alum Stephen Perez.

Golden Gate Chapter members Claire Simeone and Carol Dawson Rose provide their interpretation of "Sex, Drugs and Living Well" at the ANAC Halloween costume gala in Chicago last night.

Golden Gate Chapter attendees at the ANAC national conference in Chicago.

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ANACGG: November Meeting RSVP

Our next chapter meeting will be:
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Special Guest Educator:
Derrick Butler, MD
Associate Medical Director To Help Everyone Health & Wellness Centers

Presenting: Towards a Cure: Advances and Challenges

Location:
McCormick & Kuleto's
900 North Point St
San Francisco, CA 94109

The sponsor will require your name and email address so we will not have a facebook RSVP for this meeting. Please RSVP online with the button below.
http://goo.gl/forms/uwQnYN6aTH

docs.google.com RSVPs due November 9th Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 6:30-7:00: Networking 7:00-7:05: Chapter updates 7:05-7:15: Community Presentation 7:15-8:15: Towards a Cure: Advances and Challenges (CE activity through Simply Speaking HIV) Speaker: Dr. Derrick Butler, MD, MPH, Associate Medical Director,…

[10/12/15]   Save the date for the November chapter meeting on November 18. The topic will be Towards a Cure: Advances and Challenges (CE activity through Simply Speaking HIV) The invites will go out in the next week.

share.kaiserpermanente.org

Kaiser Permanente Share | Page not found

In one of the first and largest published evaluations of the use of preexposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection in a clinical practice setting, researchers at Kaiser Permanente found no new HIV infections among patients during more than 2.5 years of observation. http://share.kaiserpermanente.org/article/large-study-of-prep-use-in-clinical-practice-shows-no-new-hiv-infections/

share.kaiserpermanente.org News, Views and Moves from Kaiser Permanente

theapplicantmanager.com

San Francisco AIDS Foundation- Nurse Practitioner (San Francisco)

Magnet continues to expand! They are looking for another NP to provide #PrEP Services. https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=sf265

theapplicantmanager.com POSITION SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner provides advanced medical and nursing care to clients seeking care at Magnet and satellite facilities. The primary duties include performing history and physicals, diagnosing and treating sexually transmitted infections, and managing HIV Pre-exposure Proph

www.projectinform.org

Project Inform just released a great infographic on how to access #PrEP and how to get it covered. Please share widely. http://www.projectinform.org/pdf/PrEP_Flow_Chart.pdf

www.projectinform.org http://www.projectinform.org/pdf/PrEP_Flow_Chart.pdf

The PROUD Study: a video documentary by Nicholas Feustel

Great video on #PrEP and the Proud study. It's a much watch for your Sunday night cool down. https://vimeo.com/mrcctu/proud

"We all know that sex is about more than just risk. It's about fun, pleasure, desire, intimacy and love." "The results of the PROUD study have been described…

betablog.org

Health Advisory for Gay Men Traveling to Chicago

http://betablog.org/health-advisory-for-gay-men-traveling-to-chicago/

betablog.org Six cases of invasive meningococcal disease were reported in Chicago in May. Magnet will offer free vaccinations for men who plan to travel to Chicago.

consumer.healthday.com

1 in 5 Younger Americans Tested for HIV

1 in 5 Younger Americans Tested for HIV
http://consumer.healthday.com/sexual-health-information-32/sex-health-news-603/breaking-brief-emb-6-2-12-01amet-hiv-testing-rates-cdc-release-699992.html

consumer.healthday.com 22 percent for females and 16 percent for males, CDC says

betablog.org

Injectable PrEP: The Next Order of the Day

http://betablog.org/injectable-prep-the-next-order-of-the-day/

betablog.org Two studies are currently investigating a long-acting injected version of PrEP. Find out more about this research and what it could mean for HIV prevention.

nih.gov

Starting antiretroviral treatment early improves outcomes for HIV-infected individuals - NIH study

Starting antiretroviral treatment early improves outcomes for HIV-infected individuals
http://www.nih.gov/news/health/may2015/niaid-27.htm

nih.gov NIH-funded trial results likely will impact global treatment guidelines

[05/23/15]   High PrEP activity for MSM was achieved by approximately 1 week of daily dosing. Although effective intracellular drug concentrations persist for several days after stopping PrEP, a reasonable recommendation is to continue PrEP dosing for 4 weeks after the last potential HIV exposure, similar to recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis.
http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/60/5/804.abstract

theapplicantmanager.com

San Francisco AIDS Foundation- Nurse Practitioner (San Francisco)

Magnet is hiring an NP to deliver PrEP and STI services to the community. https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=sf238

theapplicantmanager.com POSITION SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner provides advanced medical and nursing care to clients seeking care at Magnet and satellite facilities. The primary duties include performing history and physicals, diagnosing and treating sexually transmitted infections, and managing HIV Pre-exposure Proph

betablog.org

DHHS: Atripla No Longer Recommended as First-Line HIV Therapy

This was a long time coming--fortunately many better options now
http://betablog.org/dhhs-atripla-no-longer-recommended-as-first-line-hiv-therapy/

betablog.org The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently demoted the widely-used HIV combination pill Atripla from first-line HIV therapy recommendations.

[04/20/15]   NP practice bill #SB323 allows for more access to HIV care by allowing NPs to practice to their full scope. Mark Leno California Association for Nurse Practitioners

aidsmeds.com

Top Stories : Gilead Applies for Approval of New Version of Truvada

http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/Truvada_TAF_FDA_1667_27064.shtml

aidsmeds.com Gilead Sciences has filed for FDA approval of a new version of the dual-combination HIV antiretroviral Truvada that is less toxic to the bones and kidneys.

aidsmeds.com

Top Stories : Scientists Devise Method of Snipping HIV From Immune Cells

http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/genetic_editing_1667_25931.shtml?utm_source=mpnews&utm_medium=include&utm_campaign=treatment

aidsmeds.com Researchers have created a genetic treatment that, for the first time, has succeeded in removing HIV from infected human cells.

poz.com

Treatment News : HIV May Be Linked to Hearing Loss

HIV can lead to hearing loss
http://www.poz.com/articles/hearing_loss_761_26667.shtml

poz.com A recent study has found that people living with HIV have poorer low- and high-frequency hearing than HIV-negative individuals.

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Top Stories : FDA Approves AbbVie's '3D' Hepatitis C Regimen Viekira Pak

New Hep C cure drug
http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/abbvie_viekira_pak_1667_26610.shtml

aidsmeds.com The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved AbbVie\'s Viekira Pak (ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir tablets co-packaged with dasabuvir tablets) to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1.

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Top Stories : HIV Actually Appears to Have Strengthened, at Least in Europe

Is HIV getting stronger?

http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/epidemic_virulence_1667_26590.shtml

aidsmeds.com HIV’s virulence seems to have gathered steam over time, according to a large study of the epidemic in Europe.

huffingtonpost.com

To Fight AIDS, End Stigma and Advance Equality

Wolrd AIDS day rememberance
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christine-pelosi/world-aids-day-2014-to-fi_b_6249102.html

huffingtonpost.com I hesitate to say "lost to AIDS" because the term is too benign -- as if, like car keys or cell phones, people are "lost" randomly and accidentally to a disease. No, AIDS patients are killed by disease abetted by stigma, their imm...

[12/02/14]   Another dinner opportunity--rhis one from Viiv healthcare on Dec. 4--makers of Triumeq
This is not an ANAC dinner--but I'm sure it will be informative and fun--if you are interested please email Sam Jackson

Phase 3 trial in tx naive adult patients
Presenter : Elizabeth Race, MD, MS, MPH
Thursday, Dec. 4, 6pm
Hotel Nikko
222 Mason
Contact: Sam Jackson if interested
[email protected]

aidsmeds.com

Top Stories : Lower CNS Side Effects, Similar Efficacy for Doravirine Vs. Sustiva

New Doravarine has less CNS side effects than Sustiva (Effavirenz) but similar efficacy (but what doesn't at this point?)
http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/doravirine_sustiva_1667_26481.shtml

aidsmeds.com Merck\'s doravirine (MK-1439) is comparable to Sustiva (efavirenz) in terms of efficacy, but is linked to fewer central nervous system side effects.

gomerblog.com

Beverage Container Left Open at Nurses Station, Three Dead as a Result | GomerBlog

A little Sunday humor for all the nurses out there who drink at the nurses station on the night shift. http://www.gomerblog.com/2014/10/nurses-station/

gomerblog.com The Joint Commission tried to warn everybody not to eat or drink at the Nurses Station

[11/18/14]   Save the date: Next ANACGG dinner coming Dec. 3 at Paragon on ART switch--details coming

aidsmeds.com

Top Stories : Age-Related Diseases Not Occurring Earlier for People With HIV

Finally some good news about HIV and aging
http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/age_related_diseases_1667_26453.shtml

aidsmeds.com While HIV-positive people do experience higher rates of age-related diseases, they don\'t experience them at younger ages than HIV-negative people.

aidsmap.com

High effectiveness seen in English PrEP trial

http://www.aidsmap.com/High-effectiveness-seen-in-English-PrEP-trial/page/2912952/

aidsmap.com The Steering Committee* of the PROUD trial of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in gay men in England announced today that participants currently on the deferred arm of the study, who have not yet started PrEP, will be recalled to their clinics and offered the opportunity to begin PrEP ahead of schedu…

NP realness. #ANAC2014 #ANAC @ nursesinaidscre #ANACMIAMI
white party

aidsmeds.com

Top Stories : More PrEP Needed To Prevent HIV Via Vaginal Than Anal Sex

http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/PrEP_vaginal_tissue_1667_26358.shtml

aidsmeds.com Greater dosing of Viread (tenofovir) or Truvada (tenofovir/emtricitabine) as PrEP is needed to reach effective levels in vaginal and cervical tissue than in recal tissue.

aidsmeds.com

Top Stories : HIV Likely Spread Out of Kinshasa, the Congo, in 1920s

HIV is older than most people think--likely started spreading out slowly in the 1920's

http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/HIV_origins_Kinshasa_1667_26271.shtml

aidsmeds.com A new study argues that HIV initially spread from its more localized origins in central Africa out of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

nytimes.com

Harvoni, a Hepatitis C Drug From Gilead, Wins F.D.A. Approval

New all oral Hep C regimen approved by FDA today!!!
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/11/business/harvoni-a-hepatitis-c-drug-from-gilead-wins-fda-approval.html?_r=0

nytimes.com The drug is the first complete treatment for the disease that requires a single daily pill.

aidsmeds.com

Top Stories : HIV Rebounds in Second Child Thought to Be Cured

Disappointing news

http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/Italy_viral_rebound_1667_26275.shtml

aidsmeds.com Echoing the disappointment of the “Mississippi baby” case, a second child\'s virus has rebounded after he was suspected to be functionally cured of HIV.

projectinform.org

CDC urged to determine why gay men are at greater risk of meningitis infection | Project Inform

CDC urged to look at meningitis in gay men
http://www.projectinform.org/hcr/cdc-urged-to-determine-why-gay-men-are-at-greater-risk-of-meningitis-infection/

projectinform.org ProjectInform BREAKING NEWS: "CDC urged to determine why gay men are at greater risk of meningitis infection". #HIV http://t.co/cG40Se7ugV

RN -- NURSE MANAGER (Full time with benefits) (Castro/Market)

Maitri is looking for a Nurse Manager to help run their HIV hospice and residential care facility. They are also looking for short term per diem RNs
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/hea/4659368840.html

sfbay.craigslist.org RN -- NURSE MANAGER (Full time with benefits) (Castro/Market) Ever dream of being a big fish in a small pond? Do you have a background in HIV and/or hospice care as well as supervisory experience? If

poz.com

Treatment News : New Meningitis Cases Found in HIV-Positive Gay and Bi Men in NYC

New meningitis outbreak in HIV+ men in New York
http://www.poz.com/articles/meningitis_resurgence_761_26109.shtml

poz.com Three gay or bisexual men, all of them HIV positive and in New York City, have contracted invasive meningococcal disease since August 24, in an apparent resurgence of the 2010 to 2013 outbreak.

blogs.poz.com

POZ Blogs : Joan Rivers Ruled the Red Carpet and the Red Ribbon by The POZ Staff

http://blogs.poz.com/staff/2014/09/joan_rivers.html?utm_source=homepage&utm_medium=tji1&utm_campaign=blogs

blogs.poz.com As you look back on the comedian's outrageous remarks, don't forget about her courageous work for HIV/AIDS causes.

[09/04/14]   Save the date ANACGG---next ANAC dinner has been confirmed for 09/24 in SF--details and invite soon to follow!

poz.com

Newsfeed : CVS Stops Selling Tobacco

I applaud CVS's decision to stop selling tobacco #CVS
http://www.poz.com/articles/cvs_tobacco_1_26097.shtml

poz.com Smoking cessation products have replaced tobacco on the shelves.

aidsmeds.com

Top Stories : Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies May Control HIV Without ARVs

An ARV free future?
http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/BNAs_passive_immunotherapy_1667_26088.shtml

aidsmeds.com New research has shown that broadly neutralizing antibodies can block HIV from entering into or replicating inside of CD4 cells in a laboratory setting.

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