Special Considerations for PrEP Care Among People Experiencing Homelessness

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This 60-minute on-demand webinar features two experts who discuss the unique challenges, opportunities, and strategies for outreach and engagement of people experiencing homelessness (PEH) in PrEP services. The experts share model practices, highlight patient case examples, and discuss strategies for engaging PEH in PrEP, such as PrEP medication adherence and persistence, adherence to medical appointments, and addressing common comorbidities.

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After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe barriers people experiencing homelessness (PEH) face to initiating and adhering to PrEP and how providers and navigators can address these challenges.
  • Identify culturally competent strategies and messaging for engaging PEH in PrEP.
  • Summarize best practices for providing support to initiate PrEP, such as access to PrEP medication, labs and clinic visits for people experiencing homelessness (PEH).
  • Identify collaborative strategies for interdisciplinary teams to guide PEH in their use of PrEP.
  • Monica Gandhi MD, MPH, Director, UCSF-Bay Area, and, CFAR Professor, UCSF School of Medicine – San Francisco, CA
  • Patrick Ingram, MHSA, Community Health Specialist, and, PrEP Coordinator, The Red Door Clinic – Minneapolis, MN