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ACTHIV 2018 - Primary Care of People with HIV

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ACTHIV
Original Release Date: 4/5/2018
Termination Date: 09/15/2019
Review Date: 9/15/2018

The enduring material is jointly provided by Beaumont Health, American Academy of CME, Inc., and the American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV).

The 12th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 5-7, 2018 in Chicago, IL. The Conference was supported by the Clinical Education Initiative, New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute, and Midwest AIDS Education & Training Center Program. The conference and this web archive were supported by educational grants from Gilead Sciences; Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP; and Merck & Co. The web archive is also supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

ONLINE CE CREDIT:

To obtain online CE credit, please follow this link to the course post-test quiz and follow the instructions.

FACULTY:
Rajesh T. Gandhi Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, HIV Clinical Services and Education, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

Estimated time to complete: 45 minutes

TARGET AUDIENCE
Members of the HIV care team who are frontline providers of care to persons at risk of or with HIV infection, including physicians (both specialists and primary care/family medicine), nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses. Physician assistants, pharmacists, case managers and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives
As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Formulate an evaluation strategy for a newly diagnosed person with HIV
  • Identify measures that can be taken by the care team to keep a person with HIV healthy

ACCREDITATION

Physicians:

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 Beaumont Health, American Academy of CME, Inc., and the American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV). Beaumont Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Beaumont Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 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 0.75 contact hours (0.3 pharmacotherapeutic contact hours).

Physician Assistants:

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 0.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

All other participants will receive a certificate of participation

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.

DISCLOSURES

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 does not contain off-label discussion.

Faculty Disclosure

Rajesh Gandhi, MD, discloses the following relevant financial relationships: Consultant: EMD Serono, Theratechnologies; Education Grant/ Research: Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare.

Planner Disclosures

The following planners have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose: Erika Aaron, MSN, CRNP; Julie Barroso, PhD, ANP, RN, FAAN; John T. Brooks, MD; Gina Brown, MD; Maggie Chartier, PhD, MPH; Sherrillyn Crooks, PA-C; Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH; John JD Juchniewicz, MCIS, CHCP; H. Nina Kim, MD, MSc; Natalie Kirkwood, RN, BSN, JD; Harry Lampiris, MD; Sharon Lee, MD; Bill G. Kapogiannis, MD; Edward Moylan, RP; Asa E. Radix, MD, MPH; Dianne Rausch, PhD; Cheryl Smith, MD; Brooke J. Taylor, MPH, CHCP; Ronald Dean Wilcox, MD; Barbara A. Young, MSW, LCSE, LCADC, SAC.

The following planners have indicated they have relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Judith A. Aberg, MD: Advisory Board: Janssen Therapeutics, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare; Grant/Research Support: Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Shionogi
Roger Bedimo, MD: Advisory Board: Merck & Co, Theratechnologies, ViiV Healthcare; Grant/Research Support: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck & Co.
Carlos del Rio, MD: Consultant: ViiV Healthcare; Board Member: HIVMA, IAS-USA
Donna Futterman, MD: Grant/Research Support: Gilead Sciences
Rajesh Gandhi, MD: Consultant: EMD Serono, Theratechnologies; Educational Grant Recipient /Research Support: Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare
Margaret Hoffman-Terry, MD, FACP, AAHIVS: Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare; Chair, Board of Directors: American Academy of HIV Medicine; Promotional Speaker’s Bureaus: Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare.
Vincent Lo Re, MD, MSCE: Grant/Research Support: AstraZeneca
Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, PA-C: Research Support: ViiV Healthcare
Renslow Sherer, MD: Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences
William R. Short, MD, MPH: Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences; Promotional Speakers Bureau: Janssen Therapeutics
Pablo Tebas, MD: Consultant: Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co., ViiV Healthcare
Melanie Thompson, MD: Grant Recipient/Research Support: Bristol-Myers Squibb, CytoDyn, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Sharp Dohme, Roche Molecular Systems, Taimed, ViiV Healthcare
Carole Treston, RN, MPH, ACRN, FAAN: Community Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences
Andrea Weddle, MSW: Speaker (public policy event): ViiV Healthcare (GSK)
Susan Ellen Weiss, FNP: Advisory Board: Gilead Sciences; Consultant: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Pharmaceuticals; Promotional Speaker’s Bureau: Gilead Sciences, Janssen Therapeutics

Privacy Policy
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For CME information or credit details, contact: cme@beaumont.edu

For CNE information or credit details, contact: CEServices@academycme.org

Hardware/Software Requirements To access this activity hardware and software requirements are noted below.

Windows Requirements: • Operating system: Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later • Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or later, Mozilla Firefox 2.5 or later • Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection • Flash: Adobe Flash Player 9 or later
Macintosh Requirements: • Operating system: Mac OS X v10.3 or later • Browser: Mozilla Firefox 2.5 or later • Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection • Flash: Adobe Flash Player 9 or later

Copyright 2018. American Academy of CME, Inc., Beaumont Health, and American Conference for the Treatment of HIV.

Bibliographic Sources:

Routine Test

  • DHHS guidelines for use of antiretroviral agents in HIV-1-infected adults and adolescents. Feb 12, 2013. http://AIDSinfo.nih.gov
  • Aberg J et al, Primary care guidelines for the management of persons infected with HIV: 2013 update by the HIV medicine association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jan;58(1):e1-34.
STI screening HCV screening Interpretation of genotypes: Opportunistic Infections Cervical cancer screening Anal cytology
  • Aberg J et al, Primary care guidelines for the management of persons infected with HIV: 2013 update by the HIV medicine association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2014;58(1):e1-34.

Presenter
  • Rajesh T. Gandhi, MD
    Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education
    Massachusetts General Hospital
Presenter Bio
Rajesh Gandhi, MD
Rajesh T. Gandhi, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Dr. Gandhi is the site leader of the MGH AIDS Clinical Research Site in the Harvard/Miriam AIDS Clinical Trials Unit and chair of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) HIV-1 Reservoirs and Eradication Transformative Science Group. He is also the Director of the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Clinical Core (CFAR). Dr. Gandhi is the editor of Partners ID Images, an educational infectious diseases website, and organizer of the HIV Online Provider Education (HOPE) program, an internet-based educational conference series for physicians and nurses caring for HIV-infected patients in resource-limited settings. He is also a Deputy Editor of NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases and NEJM Journal Watch HIV/AIDS. He is a scientific member of the Department of Health and Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, and the International Antiviral Society-USA Panel on Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment and Prevention of HIV in Adults.