The 2023 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program CLINICAL CONFERENCE (On-Demand)

The 2023 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program CLINICAL CONFERENCE (On-Demand)

Release date: December 5, 2023
Expiration date: December 5, 2024
CME Credit Available: 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits


2023 On-Demand RWHAP CLINICAL CONFERENCE Description

The 2023 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) CLINICAL CONFERENCE was held in-person in Portland, Oregon, from December 3, to December 5. The RWHAP CLINICAL CONFERENCE provided state-of-the-art updates on research, care, and treatment issues in the medical management of HIV infection for experienced HIV clinical decision makers. Although the program is designed for clinical decision-makers in RWHAP-funded clinics and programs, registration for the on-demand activity is open to all.

The 2023 RWHAP CLINICAL CONFERENCE is planned with and supported by the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) and is sponsored and organized by the International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA). This conference is coordinated through the RWHAP AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) clinician training network.

Participation of clinical decision makers from RWHAP-funded clinics and programs in this educational activity is an integral part of HRSA’s commitment to improving the care and enriching the lives of individuals with HIV.

Who Should Attend

This activity is intended for HIV physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, and pharmacists in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP)-funded clinics and programs (specifically for part A, B, C, and D).

Learning Objectives

The educational objectives for the 2023 RWHAP CLINICAL CONFERENCE are designed and developed based on the identified needs and knowledge gaps of the attendees.On completion of the 2023 RWHAP CLINICAL CONFERENCE, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the new aspects to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
  • Identify situations in which the choice of antiretroviral regimen should consider particular clinical circumstances, such as comorbid conditions, coinfections, pregnancy, and issues in older patients
  • Describe the most current data on currently available and investigational new antiretroviral drugs, formulations, and strategies
  • Initiate and monitor HIV prevention intervention strategies, including the use of long-acting injectable preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP), in individuals at risk for HIV infection
  • Describe the current epidemiology, clinical presentations, and management of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in adults with HIV infection and in special populations such as adolescents
  • Detect and address practitioner and staff burnout
  • Describe the current best practices of postnatal HIV care and prevention, including issues around breastfeeding
  • Implement key primary care practices
  • Describe the implications of bNAbs vaccines for an HIV vaccine
  • Detect and manage opioid use disorder in people with HIV

Conflicts of Interest

In the interest of maintaining the independence of its continuing medical education (CME) activities, the International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) requires all persons with control of educational content (eg, faculty, Scientific Leadership Board, Governance Board, and program planner) to disclose any financial relationships with ineligible companies (previously defined as “commercial interests”) that they have had within the past 24 months. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest of those parties are resolved and mitigated prior to the CME activity being delivered. Individuals who refuse to disclose financial interests may not participate in IAS–USA CME activities.  

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) defines ineligible companies as “those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.” 

IAS–USA will identify and resolve ahead of time any possible conflicts of interest that may influence CME activities with regard to exposition or conclusion. Information about financial relationships with ineligible companies for the presenters and planners/reviewers will be available in the esyllabus and in the slides prior to the presentation of educational content.

IAS-USA Accreditation Statement

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 enduring activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ABIM MOCSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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 13 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.

This program is approved for 13 hours of pharmacotherapy credit.

Pharmacy Credits

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education logo Educational Review Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is approved for 13 hours (1.3 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 conference is funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1OHA28686 (AIDS Education and Training Center National Coordinating Resource Center) awarded François-Xavier Bagnoud Center from the Rutgers University School of Nursing with a sub award to International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) to sponsor this CME activity.

Course Materials

How to Claim Credit

  1. Start the Activity by clicking "START COURSE" located above. Please note that the "START COURSE" will no longer be visible once you clicked it once.
  2. Watch the webcasts here.
  3. Return to this page and follow this link to the posttest assessment and evaluation form. Please note: once you complete the claiming process, you will not be able to go back and claim credits for additional sessions.
  4. Once you complete the evaluation form and posttest assessment, you will be directed to the online claim form, where you will record the number of hours that you participated in this activity. You must be logged in to your IAS–USA profile to claim credit. Please note: if you already have participated on the live webinar and have received CME credits, you will not receive additional credits from this activity.

    To claim CME credits: On the "online CME claim form", where, once logged in, you will: a) answer "YES" to the question, "Are you a licensed physicians?" b) enter the CME hours you wish to claim, and c) click Submit.

    To claim ABIM MOC points: Be sure to indicate that you are claiming ABIM MOC points. ABIM will post your points to your ABIM account within 30 days after the deadline to claim credits. You are required to take the posttest and must have a passing score of 70%.

    On the "online CME claim form", where, once logged in, you will: a) answer "YES" to the question, "Are you a licensed physicians?" b) enter the CME hours you wish to claim, and c) click Submit.

    To claim a certificate of participation: On the "online CME claim form", where, once logged in, you will: a) answer "NO" to the question, "Are you a licensed physicians?" and b) click Submit to receive your certificate of participation.

  5. Your certificate will be available for you to print from your IAS–USA account immediately after you have submitted your claim form. To view your certificates, go to "My Activities" under your profile.