Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

HIV: The Core Principles, Pathogenesis, and Treatment of HIV Infection

Thursday, July 27, 2017

1:00 PM (ET), 12:00 PM (CT), 11:00 AM (MT), 10:00 AM (PT)

Overview

Assessment of Needs

The IAS–USA offers this 90-minute state-of-the-art activity on the evolving challenges of managing HIV disease as part of a nationwide continuing medical education (CME) effort for physicians. This 2-part webinar is designed for HIV or infectious disease fellows, residents, and practitioners who are new to the field of HIV research and management. It will describe the core principles of HIV management including epidemiology, mechanisms of action of existing drugs, drug resistance, and initial antiretroviral regimens. This webinar will also be useful to experienced clinicians who seek a review of these core principles.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of HIV infection
  • Describe the mechanisms of action of existing drugs for HIV infection
  • Describe drug resistance and mechanisms of antiretroviral therapy
  • Select an appropriate initial antiretroviral regimen that considers patients’ individual needs, comorbidities, and preferences

Registration

Who Should Attend

This webinar is designed for HIV or infectious disease fellows, residents, and practitioners who are new to the field of HIV research and management.

This activity is also relevant to nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physician assistants, registered pharmacists, and other health professionals who seek a review of these core principles.

Individual registration is required, even if you are viewing as a group, in order to receive CME credit or a certificate of participation.

Registration closes on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 4:00 PM (PT).

Certificates will be available after the completion of the evaluation and claim form.

For more information or questions, please contact the registration department at registration“at”iasusa.org or 415-544-9400.

Conflicts of Interest

In the interest of maintaining the independence of its CME activities, and in accordance with the policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the IAS–USA requires all persons with control of content (eg, faculty, IAS–USA Board members, and program staff) to disclose any financial relationships that they or their spouses or partners have had with commercial companies within the past 12 months. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest of those parties are resolved prior to the CME activity being delivered. Individuals who refuse to disclose financial interests may not participate in an IAS–USA CME activity.

Continuing Education Credits

CME Credits

The International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The IAS–USA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credits

Educational Review Systems is an approved approver of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nursing Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider # 5-115. This program is approved for 1.5 hours of continuing nursing education.

Educational Review Systems is also approved for nursing continuing education by the state of California, the state of Florida and the District of Columbia.

Pharmacy Credits

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education logoEducational Review Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is approved for 1.5 hours (0.15 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit. Proof of participation will be posted to your NABP CPE profile within 4 to 6 weeks to participants who have successfully completed the post-test. Participants must participate in the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit.
UAN # 0761-9999-17-246-L02-P

Grant Support

This activity is part of the IAS–USA national educational effort that is funded, in part, by charitable contributions from commercial companies. Per IAS–USA policy, any effort that uses commercial grants must receive grants from several companies with competing products. Funds are pooled and distributed to activities at the sole discretion of the IAS–USA. Grantors have no input into any activity, including its content, development, or selection of topics or speakers. Generous support for this activity has been received from the following contributors.

PLATINUM SUPPORTER
ViiV Healthcare

GOLD SUPPORTER
Gilead Sciences, Inc

SILVER SUPPORTERS
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Janssen Therapeutics

BRONZE SUPPORTER
Merck

Frequently Asked Questions

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Further Questions?
Please contact the registration department at registration“at”iasusa.org or 415-544-9400.

Webinar Link

You may view or share the archived recording for educational purposes, however, it is not available for CME credit.