On-Demand Webinar: HIV Drug Resistance: The 4th Decade
On-Demand Webinar: HIV Drug Resistance: The 4th Decade
Douglas D. Richman, MD
Release date: December 8, 2020
Expiration date: December 8, 2021
CME Credit Available: 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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.
Antiretroviral therapy has dramatically reduced the morbidity and mortality associated with HIV infection. The emergence of drug resistance had limited the effectiveness of many initial drugs, however drug resistance is more uncommon with contemporary regimens such as those that include integrase strand transfer inhibitors. Despite the diminished impact clinically, drug resistance is one of the most frequently requested topics for discussion by our audience. This webinar will provide an up-to-date review on drug resistance and how resistance impacts clinical care.
On completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:
- Appreciate that resistance to antiretroviral drugs has not been eliminated
- Describe the rates of drug resistance to antiretroviral drugs in currently recommended regimens in different geographic areas around the world
- Describe how archived resistance may hamper simplification of antiretroviral therapy (ART) [ie, 2-drug ART]
- Describe factors that may increase the potential for the emergence of resistance to 2nd generation integrase strand transfer inhibitors and long-acting drugs
Note: The IAS–USA acknowledges the importance of delivering the same high-quality education and resources to our audiences despite the challenging times we are experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the implementation of a nominal fee to process the claim of CME and CE credits for webinars has been postponed.
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.
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.
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.
The ACCME defines a commercial interest as “any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests – unless the provider of clinical service is owned, or controlled by, an ACCME-defined commercial interest.”
Continuing Education 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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC Points
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 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.
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.
Gilead Sciences, Inc
Merck & Co, Inc
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How to Claim Credit
- 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.
- Watch the webinar here.
- Return to this page and follow this link to the evaluation form.
- Once you complete the evaluation, 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.
- 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.