The enduring material is jointly provided by William Beaumont Hospital, American Academy of CME, Inc., and the American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV).
The 10th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 28-30, 2016 in Dallas, TX. The Conference was supported by funding from the Clinical Education Initiative, New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute; and from the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA). The conference and this web archive were supported by educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb; Gilead Sciences; Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP; Merck & Co.; and ViiV Healthcare.
ONLINE CE CREDIT:
Laura Bachmann, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine at Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Medical Director, Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division.
Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes
Physicians (both specialists and primary care/family medicine), nurse practitioners, and nurses who are frontline providers of care to persons at risk of or with HIV infection. Physician assistants, pharmacists, case managers and other healthcare professionals may also participate.
As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Implement at least three new strategies for diagnosing and managing STIs in HIV-infected individuals.
- Apply best practices for counseling HIV-infected individuals diagnosed with a new STI
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of William Beaumont Hospital, American Academy of CME, Inc., and the American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV). William Beaumont Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
William Beaumont Hospital 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 and Nurse Practitioners:
American Academy of CME, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
American Academy of CME, Inc. designates this educational activity for 0.5 contact hours (0.0 pharmacotherapeutic contact hours).
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 0.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.
There is no fee to participate in this activity.
HOW TO RECEIVE CREDIT
In order to obtain your certificate of credit, you must:
- read the CME/CE information and review the full content of the activity
- achieve a passing grade on the post-test (75% or greater), and
- complete the evaluation.
Your certificate for the activity will be made available immediately to print online.
According to the disclosure policy of Academy and Beaumont, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant relationships with any commercial interests related to this activity. The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity and levels of evidence. Disclosures will be made known to the participants prior to the activity.
The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty, and do not represent those of the Academy, Beaumont, ACTHIV or the American Nurses Credentialing Council’s Commission on Accreditation. 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 contain discussion of off-label material.
Laura Bachmann, MD, MPH, indicated she has the following relevant financial relationships to disclose: Grant/Research Support: Cepheid, Melinta
The following planners have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose: Bruce Agins, MD; John T. Brooks, MD; Courtney Fletcher, PharmD; Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH; John JD Juchniewicz, MCIS, CHCP; Natalie Kirkwood, RN, BSN, JD; Edward Moylan, RP; Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, PA-C; Asa E. Radix, MD, MPH; Cheryl Smith, MD; Brooke J.Taylor, MPH, CHCP; Barbara A. Young, MSW, LCSE, LCADC, SAC.
The following planners have indicated they have relevant financial relationships to disclose:
Laura Armas-Kolostroubis, MD - Advisory Board: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics, Theratech; Grant Recipient/Research Support: AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare; Promotional Speakers Bureau: Gilead Sciences
Roger Bedimo, MD, MS - Advisory Board: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck & Co., Theratechnologies; Grant Recipient/Research Support: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck & Co.
Elizabeth Connick, MD - Data Safety Monitoring Board: City of Hope, Sangamo Biosciences
Carlos del Rio, MD - Consultant: InnaVirVax; Board Member: HIVMA, IAS-USA
Donna Futterman, MD - Grant Recipient / Research Support: Gilead Sciences
Joel Gallant, MD, MPH - Advisory Boards: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare; Grant Recipient / Research Support: AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics, Merck & Co., Sangamo BioSciences, ViiV Healthcare
Rajesh Gandhi, MD - Grant Recipient / Research Support: EBSCO, Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co., Roche, ViiV Healthcare
Sharon Hillier, PhD - Advisory Board: Merck & Co., Perrigo, Symbiomix; Consultant: Merck & Co., Symbiomix; Grant/Research Support: Symbiomix
Peter Hunt, MD - Advisory Board: Merck & Co.; Consultant: Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare; Honoraria (non-promotional lectures on immune activation): Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics
Harry Lampiris, MD - Consultant: GLG Consultants
Sharon Lee, MD - Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences, ViiV Healthcare
Vincent Lo Re, MD, MSCE - Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences, ViiV Healthcare; Grant / Research Support: AstraZeneca
Michael J. Mugavero, MD, MHSc - Advisory Board / Consultant: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Services, Merck Foundation; Board of Directors: HarborPath; Grant / Research Support: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Renslow Sherer, MD - Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences; Grant Recipient/Research Support: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics
William R. Short, MD, MPH - Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics; Consultant: Gilead Sciences; Promotional Speakers Bureaus: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics
Kathleen E. Squires, MD - Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare; Consultant: Merck & Co.; Grant Recipient / Research Support: Gilead Sciences
Melanie Thompson, MD - Grant Recipient/Research Support: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Research Laboratories, Pfizer Roche Diagnostics, TaiMed, Inc., ViiV Healthcare
Andrea Weddle, MSW - Advisory Board (ACA): Janssen Therapeutics
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Laura H. Bachmann, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC