Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Optimizing the Evaluation and Management of Osteoporosis in the HIV-Infected Patient

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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 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.

Fractures will become increasingly common as the population living with HIV gets into their 5th and 6th decade and beyond and will contribute to both morbidity and mortality. There is good evidence that the prevalence of osteoporosis is higher in people with HIV compared to people without HIV of the same age.  The reasons for this are multiple, including a high burden of traditional osteoporosis risk factors in those with HIV, effects of certain antiretroviral therapies, and effects of chronic HIV infection.  This webinar will focus on what providers and patients can do to prevent fractures from happening to preserve lifespans and health spans in patients aging with HIV.

Learning Objectives

On the completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the risk factors for bone loss in HIV-infected persons
  • Manage antiretroviral therapy to minimize the impact on bone
  • List treatments to improve bone health in HIV-infected persons
  • Describe the risks and benefits of treatments

Registration

Who Should Attend

This advanced webinar is designed for clinical decision makers who are actively involved in HIV care and research.

This activity is also relevant for registered nurses, PharmDs, and other health professionals.

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 Monday, January 8, 2018, 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.

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 SUPPORTERS
Gilead Sciences, Inc
ViiV Healthcare

SILVER SUPPORTER
Janssen Therapeutics

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

Presenter(s)

Registration Details

Pre-registration closes:
Monday, January 8, 2018
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