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Confronting Mental Health Challenges in Our Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic

Confronting Mental Health Challenges in Our Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic
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Original Release Date: 4/10/2018
Termination Date: 04/09/2021
Review Date: 6/4/2018
Presenter
  • Robert H. Remien, PhD
    Professor of Clinical Psychology
    Columbia University Medical Center
Learning Objectives / Desired Outcomes
At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:
  1. Understand the role of mental health in the HIV prevention and care continua.
  2. Appreciate the challenges of achieving optimal assessment and treatment of mental health disorders.
  3. Recognize the importance of addressing mental health problems in the context of HIV prevention and care.
  4. Identify the opportune moments in the course of clinical practice for mental health screening, with follow-up for treatment.
Presenter Bio
Robert Remien, PhD
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, a research scientist at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies and a Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Remien is the Director of the Global Community Core (GCC) in the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. He has served as chairperson for the New York State Psychological Association's Task Force on AIDS. He is also a member of the New York City's Department of Health Prevention Planning Group and senior faculty for the American Psychological Association's HIV training program for psychologists. Dr. Remien research is focused on the integration of prevention and treatment, in the domains of mental health, medical and sexual behavior interventions for HIV individuals and serodiscordant couples, as well as HIV primary prevention among adult populations, especially among MSM.
Continuing Education Credit

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit on April 10, 2018 and will terminate April 9, 2021.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.

  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.

 Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement 

Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.  

  • Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Robert Remien (Presenter) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Remien submitted his slides in advance for adequate peer review, and will support his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

Financial Support

This meeting of the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN) and enduring material were funded in part by educational grants from: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics (Division of Janssen Products, LP), and Merck & Co.

Details: 

  • This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length. 
  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz. 
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate. 
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
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