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Best of ACTHIV 2021: Chronic Hepatitis B & HIV: Challenges in Coinfection

Best of ACTHIV 2021: Chronic Hepatitis B & HIV: Challenges in Coinfection
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ACTHIV
Original Release Date: 5/22/2021
Termination Date: 09/30/2022
Review Date: 9/30/2021
Presenter
  • H. Nina Kim, MD, MSc
    Associate Professor of Science
    University of Washington
Learning Objectives / Desired Outcomes
At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:
  1. Review the clinical epidemiology–why chronic hepatitis B (HBV) is still a big deal in HIV care.
  2. Reflect on your own practice to ensure it incorporates the key components of clinical management of this coinfection, including treatment, staging and liver cancer screening.
  3. Discuss why HBV suppression is a critical goal in therapy.
  4. Explain the importance of HBV immunization.
Presenter Bio
H. Nina Kim, MD, MSc

Dr. Nina Kim is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington (UW). She is the Director of the Madison HIV/Hepatitis Coinfection Clinic at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She received her medical degree at University of California San Francisco and completed her training in internal medicine and infectious disease at the University of Washington. She serves as the Associate Editor of Hepatitis C Online, a CDC-sponsored web-based curriculum and is the lead investigator for the Liver Disease section of the UW Center for AIDS Research Clinical Epidemiology & Health Services Research Core.

Continuing Education Credit

This accredited continuing education activity is provided by American Academy of CME, Inc.

The 15th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV 2021) was held virtually May 20-22, 2021. The conference and this Best of ACTHIV web archive were supported by educational grants from Gilead Sciences; Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP; Merck & Co., Theratechnologies, and ViiV Healthcare.

FACULTY:

H. Nina Kim, MD, MSc,  Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington

Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is intended for frontline providers of care to persons at risk for or who are living with HIV, including specialist and primary care Physicians, NPs, PAs, Nurses, and Pharmacists. Other HIV care team members are also encouraged to participate.

CREDIT

American Academy of CME is Jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians:

American Academy of CME, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Practitioners and Nurses: 

American Academy of CME, Inc. designates this educational activity for 0.5 contact hours (0.4 pharmacotherapeutic contact hours).

Physician Assistants:

American Academy of CME, Inc. has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until September 30, 2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

All other members of the HIV Care team will receive a certificate of participation.

HOW TO RECEIVE CREDIT 

There is no fee to participate in this activity. To obtain your certificate of credit/participation, you must read the CME/CE information, review the activity content, and complete the activity assessment and evaluation. Upon submission, your CE certificate will be emailed to you within 24 hours.

DISCLOSURES

According to the disclosure policy of the Academy, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relationships with any ineligible company(ies). The existence of these relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the activity. Clinical content has been reviewed for fair balance and scientific objectivity, and all of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

The opinions expressed in this accredited continuing education activity are those of the faculty, and do not represent those of the Academy, or ACTHIV. This educational activity is intended as a supplement to existing knowledge, published information, and practice guidelines. Learners should appraise the information presented critically, and draw conclusions only after careful consideration of all available scientific information.

Off-Label Usage Disclosure

This activity will discuss the use of adjuvanted HBV (HepB-CpG) in people with HIV.

Faculty Disclosure

H. Nina Kim, MD, MSc: has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Planner Disclosures

The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose: Beatrice Aladin, John Brooks, MD, Jose Castillo-Mancilla, MD, Sherrillyn Crooks, PA-C, Carlos del Rio, MD, Courtney V Fletcher, PharmD, Donna Futterman, MD, Rajesh Gandhi, MD, Mary Glenshaw, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, John JD Juchniewicz, MCIS, CHCP, FACEHP, H. Nina Kim, MD, MSc, Natalie Kirkwood, RN, BSN, JD, Harry Lampiris, MD, Sharon Lee, MD, Vincent Lo Re, MD, MSCE, Amber McCracken, Lorenzo McFarland, DHA, MPH, MSW, PMP, Paul Miniter, MS, Edward Moylan, RP, Asa Radix, MD, PhD, MPH, Dianne Rausch PhD, Renslow Sherer, MD, Cheryl Smith, MD, Susan Weiss, FNP-BC, MSN, AAHIVS

The following individuals have relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:

Jillian Baron, MD, MPH: Employee (Spouse/Partner) – IQVIA 

Roger Bedimo, MD, MS: Advisory Board - ViiV Healthcare, Merck, Theratechnologies

Michelle Cespedes, MD, MS: Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences, ViiV Healthcare; Grant/Research Support - Merck

Eric Daar, MD: Consultant, Gilead Sciences, Merck, Genentech; Grant/Research Support: Gilead Sciences, ViiV Healthcare, Merck 

Margaret Hoffman-Terry MD, FACP, AAHIVS: Advisory Board - ViiV Healthcare; Consultant - Gilead Sciences, ViiV Healthcare; Grant/Research Support - ViiV Healthcare; Consultant - Gilead Sciences, ViiV Healthcare

Igho Ofotokun, MD, MSc: Advisory Board – ViiV Healthcare, Accordant Health Services, Takeda

Tonia Poteat PhD, MPH, PA-C: Grant Recipient/Research Support: Gilead Sciences, ViiV Healthcare 

Jennifer Price, MD, PhD: Consultant - Theratechnologies; Shareholder (Spouse/partner) - AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Merck;.Grant Recipient/Research Support - Gilead Sciences, Merck

Jason Schafer, PharmD, MPH: Advisory Board - Merck, ViiV Healthcare;.Grant Recipient/Research Support - Gilead Sciences, Merck

William Short, MD, MPH, FIDSA: Advisory Board - ViiV Healthcare; Consultant - ViiV Healthcare

Babaafemi Taiwo, MBBS: Advisory Board - Gilead Sciences, Merck, ViiV Healthcare;.Consultant - Gilead Sciences, Merck, ViiV Healthcare

Pablo Tebas, MD: Consultant: Merck, ViiV Healthcare

Melanie Thompson, MD: Grant Recipient/Research Support - Cepheid Inc, Cytodyn Inc, Frontier Biotechnologies, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Sharp Dohme, ViiV Healthcare

Andrea Weddle, MSW: Advisory Board: Merck 

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