This month’s webinar, HB 436 (GA HIV/Syphilis Pregnancy Screening Act of 2015), will be held on April 26th at 1:15 pm with Rana Chakraborty MD, MSc, FRCPCH, DPhil (PhD), Director, Ponce Family and Youth Clinic at Emory University School of Medicine. He will be accompanied by Dr. Somer Smith from the Department of Public Health and Dr. Martina Badell who is an Obstetrician at Grady Memorial Hospital. From this webinar, you’ll learn the facts of HIV Testing During Pregnancy. The most common route of HIV infection in children is HIV transmission from mother to baby during pregnancy, labor and delivery, or breastfeeding. Come learn how healthcare providers can help implement the Georgia HIV/Syphilis Pregnancy Screening Act of 2015 – H.B. 436
- 1st and 3rd trimester HIV/Syphilis testing is required for all pregnant Georgia moms.
- No written evidence of test at delivery? Attending physician MUST order an HIV/Syphilis test.
- Mom refuses test? Documentation of refusal is required to relieve provider of any responsibility.
Please click the link to register for the April 26th webinar. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4886357598629140482