Quick Start Guide for New and Returning Users

Users with an Existing IAS–USA Web Account: If you had a user account on the old IAS–USA website, your records have been copied to the new website. To access your account, click the Log In button in the upper right corner. You will be prompted to enter your email address to receive instructions on how to reset your password. You will continue to use your existing IAS–USA account.

New Users: If you do not have a web account on the old IAS–USA website, please create a new account by clicking the Register button in the upper right corner. Enter the information requested.

After you log in, you will have access to additional website features. You may update your profile, view activities you have participated in, view courses you are registered for, and access your CME history.

Accessing Account Features: After you log into your account, the Log In button will be replaced with your name. To view the account features, hover your mouse pointer over your name and select the feature you are interested in. Key features include:

  • Edit Profile: Update your name, contact information, institutional affiliation, and email preferences.
  • My Activities: Claim CME and print certificates, view course registrations, check on your progress for online activities (eg, COWs and TAM).

Step 1: Log in to your account. You must be logged in to register for an activity.

Step 2: Locate the activity on the IAS–USA home page and click on the activity for more information.

Step 3: On the activity page, click the Register button.

Claiming credits and points for the activity

You will only be able to claim CME credits and/or print certificates for activities that took place from September 25 onward.

  1. Go to http://www.iasusa.org/ and log in to your IAS-USA account.
  2. Hover over your name and click My Activities.
  3. Find the relevant activity in the table and, in the far-right column, click on the gray sunburst icon.
  4. Complete the evaluation.
  5. When you get to the end of the evaluation, click Submit Form. Click Take the CME/ABIM MOC posttest to start the test.  Note: Be sure to indicate whether you will be claiming ABIM MOC points, which will require a passing grade of 70%.
  6. After completing the posttest, you will be directed to the online claim form, where, once logged in, you will enter the requested information and then click Submit.
  7. FINAL STEP: Answer “Yes” to the question Are you a licensed physician.” A certificate will then be available for you to print. You can also view your certificate from your IAS–USA account under My Activities. Find the relevant activity in the table and, in the far-right column, click on the green sunburst icon to print your certificate. Submit the claim form no later than 30 days after the date of the activity.

ABIM MOC points are intended for internal medicine physicians in the United States who are maintaining their ABIM certification. The points will only be awarded after the successful completion of the posttest. The ABIM will upload the points to your member account after 30 days and notify you by email when it has done so.

Be sure to provide your 6 digit NABP CPE number and your date of birth on your IAS–USA profile. Your claim will not be approved without them.

  1. Go to iasusa.org and log in to your IAS–USA account.
  2. Hover over your name and click My Activities.
  3. Find the relevant activity in the table and, in the far-right column, click on the gray sunburst icon.
  4. Complete the evaluation.
  5. When you get to the end of the evaluation, click Submit Form.
  6. You will be directed to the online claim form, where, once logged in, you will click Submit.
  7. FINAL STEP: Once you click Submit, answer “No” to the question Are you a licensed physician. A certificate will then be available for you to print. You can also view your certificate from your IAS–USA account under My Activities. Find the relevant activity in the table and, in the far-right column, click on the green sunburst icon to print your certificate. Submit the claim form no later than 30 days after the date of the activity.
  1. Go to iasusa.org and log in to your IAS–USA account.
  2. Hover over your name and click My Activities.
  3. Find the relevant activity in the table and, in the far-right column, click on the gray sunburst icon.
  4. Complete the evaluation.
  5. When you get to the end of the evaluation, click Submit Form.
  6. You will be directed to the online claim form, where, once logged in, you will click Submit.
  7. FINAL STEP: Once you click Submit, answer “No” to the question Are you a licensed physician. A certificate will then be available for you to print. You can also view your certificate from your IAS–USA account under My Activities. Find the relevant activity in the table and, in the far-right column, click on the green sunburst icon to print your certificate. Submit the claim form no later than 30 days after the date of the activity.

We work with Educational Review Systems to deliver credit to nursing professionals, and your credit notification will be emailed directly from that organization.

IAS–USA Account

On the homepage, click on “Register” and provide the requested information. A temporary password will be emailed to you, along with a link to log in to the website, where you will be prompted to change your password.

To update your profile after you log into your account hover your mouse pointer over your name in the right corner and select the feature Edit Profile.

Please go to www.iasusa.org/lostpassword and enter your username or email address. A link to the website will be emailed to you, where you will be prompted to change your password.

Create an IAS–USA account. By creating this account, you will now be added to our mailing list so we can keep you informed with the latest announcements and updates. Once you have selected a username and password, you will be able to log in at any time to update and manage your online profile and to access up-to-date information on the IAS–USA courses, publications, and activities.

We use iContact to send email invitations about our conferences and new offerings. If you have previously received e-mails from IAS–USA (ie, email_blast“at”iasusa.org, info“at”iasusa.org, journal“at”iasusa.org, registration“at”iasusa.org, webinar“at”iasusa.org) and unsubscribed but would like to be added back to our mailing list for updates or to follow up on your IAS–USA registration, there are 2 ways to resubscribe:

  1. Resubscribe with a previously received email
    1. Open a previous email that was received from IAS–USA.
    2. Click the Unsubscribe or Manage your subscription link in the footer of the email.
    3. Check the box next to the appropriate list.
    4. Click the Update button.
  2. Send a request to deliverability“at”icontact.com to be added back to the IAS–USA email list. Send the e-mail from the address at which you want to receive material. Include the organization name (IAS–USA) on the account and the name(s) of the list(s) to which you want to resubscribe.

Live Courses

After logging in to your IAS–USA account, hover over Activities, click on the type of course you want, and make your selection.” If you do not have an account, you can create one here.

View our upcoming live courses

American Medical Association (AMA) Physician’s Recognition Award CME guidelines state that only physicians are eligible to receive CME credits. Other health care professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. The American Academy of HIV Medicine will honor certificates of participation as proof of participation for the credentialing process. Nurses may be eligible for American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) credit and pharmacists may obtain Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit.

  1. Go to iasusa.org and log in to your IAS–USA account.
  2. Hover over your name and click My Activities.
  3. Find the relevant activity in the table and, in the far-right column, click on the green sunburst icon to print your certificate. Submit the claim form no later than 30 days after the date of the activity.

You need to complete the evaluation form to receive your Certificate.

  1. Go to iasusa.org and log in to your IAS–USA account.
  2. Hover over your name and click My Activities.
  3. Find the relevant activity in the table and, in the far-right column, click on the gray sunburst icon to complete the evaluation to claim Certificate.

Email your request to registration“at”iasusa.org. There is a $10.00 administrative fee for reproducing a certificate.

Cancellation and substitution requests must be made 8 or more days before the date of an activity. All refunds will be processed minus a $15.00 processing charge. Regrettably, any cancellation requests received within a week before the course will not be eligible for the partial refund.

On our website, please visit the Venue, Travel, and General Meeting Information sheet located in the Materials section on the right of your respective meeting webpage for specific accommodation, meeting, and travel logistics.

Lunch will be served and is designed to meet most dietary needs. If you have strict dietary restrictions, such as food allergies, or if you keep kosher, please come prepared with your own meal.

The International Antiviral Society–USA offers American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points.

  • ABIM MOC points are intended for internal medicine physicians, in the United States, who are maintaining their ABIM Board Certification.
  • ABIM MOC points will only be awarded after the successful completion of the evaluation component demonstrating knowledge gained at all meetings through a series of multiple choice questions.
  • Data will be uploaded to PARS 1 day after the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) post-test has closed.
  • Once the data is in the PARS system, it will be transferred to ABIM within 72 hours.
  • Once ABIM receives the information, they will upload it to the member account and send the doctor an email, informing them that ABIM MOC points have been added to their account.

Webinars

There is no cost to register; simply log in to your IAS–USA account before you can register for a webinar. If you do not have an account, please create one.

View our upcoming webinars

Registrants will receive an email 1 week and 1 day before the event with a web address for the webinar room. Instructions for logging in to the webinar room will also be included in the email as well as on the webinar website page.

The webinar will be hosted on Adobe Connect Meeting. Adobe Connect Meeting is an online meeting platform that is compatible with Mac and Windows operating systems.

To verify that you will be able to participate, we suggest that you run the simple diagnostic tests available on the Adobe Connect Meeting website. Please do this as far in advance of the session as possible.

Adobe Connect provides an online Connection Test for troubleshooting connection problems with your Adobe Connect Meeting. This utility tests the four key components for a successful meeting experience:

  • Flash Player version
  • Network connectivity to the Adobe Connect Server
  • Available bandwidth
  • Acrobat Connect Meeting Add-in version

You can access this utility inside the meeting room by choosing Help > Troubleshooting. You can also access the test at the following URL: https://admin.acrobat.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm(source: http://helpx.adobe.com/adobe-connect/kb/connection-test-connect-meeting.html)

Audio for this event will be broadcast through your computer speakers. Please test the volume of your computer speakers as far in advance of the session as possible.

For additional technical support during the webinar, please visit the Adobe Connect In-Meeting support website, http://www.adobe.com/support/connect/connecthostedsupport.html.

The following tech specs are for Adobe Connect 9.2.

  • For a PC:
    • 1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8
    • Windows 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows XP
    • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended) for Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, 11; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2+
  • For a Mac:
    • 1.83GHz Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
    • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
    • Mac OS X 10.7.4, 10.8, 10.9
    • Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome
    • Adobe Flash Player 11.2+

Tech specs for other version of Adobe Connect can be found at http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect/tech-specs.html.

Joining a webinar is easy, simply click the link in the invitation e-mail. Select “Enter as a Guest,” type your full name as you registered, and click “Enter Room.”

First, download the free Adobe Connect app from the App Store or Google Play. Once installed, it is much like joining from a computer. Click the link in the invitation e-mail or open the app and enter the webinar link.

How to view a webinar on smartphones

Yes. The webinar will be recorded and archived. The recording will be available on this webpage 24 hours after the event date.

You may view or share the archived recording for educational purposes. For physicians who did not participate in the live activity, CME credits will be available for viewing the archived webinar, but the webinar slides are not available for download. ABIM MOC points and Pharmacy and Nursing credits will not be available for viewing the archived webinar.

IAS-USA does not have the authority to give the slides out on behalf of the speakers. You are welcome to contact the speakers themselves and ask if you can have a copy of the slides.

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.

Physicians (MDs, DOs, and international equivalents) may receive CME credit for this activity. Other health care practitioners will receive a certificate of participation.

Other

The IAS–USA is exempt from tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations support the many education efforts of the IAS–USA. Donation information and instructions are available here. Donation information is also available on our website. Donations are deposited in a specific fund for the distribution of Topics in Antiviral Medicine™ to HIV practitioners in developing countries.

IAS–USA values your questions and input. If you attended one of our live activities, please add comments to the evaluation form or visit our Contact page.

IAS–USA no longer offers drug resistance mutations cards for sale. Instead, you can access the drug resistance mutations slides for free here.