Prevention of HPV-Related Anal Cancer in Persons With HIV: How Should We Screen and Will Vaccines Make a Difference? (On-Demand Webinar)
On-Demand Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccines and the Viral Variants: New Aspects of Vaccine Research
Presenter: Grant Ellsworth, MD, MS
Release date: July 13, 2021
Expiration date: July 13, 2022
CME Credit Available: 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Assessment of Needs
This state-of-the-art activity is part of a nationwide continuing education effort for physicians on the evolving challenges of managing relevant viral infections and concomitant diseases and comorbidities. This webinar will provide a review of the prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related anal cancer in persons with HIV. Additionally, we will explore various regional and organizational guidelines and why HPV vaccination of older adults with HIV is controversial and might not be effective.
On completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:
- Describe the current epidemiology of anal cancer in persons with HIV
- List current guidelines for anal cancer screening and discuss why consensus guidelines do not yet exist
- Describe the expected effect of HPV vaccination in anal cancer prevention and the basis for current vaccination guidelines
Who Should Attend
This webinar is designed for clinical decision makers who are actively involved in HIV care and research, including physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, pharmacists, and other health care 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 ineligible companies as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Dr Ellsworth has no relevant financial affiliations to disclose. (Updated 04/01/21)
Planner/Reviewer 1 has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. (Updated 07/13/21)
Planner/Reviewer 2 has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. (Updated 07/13/21)
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
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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- Watch the webinar here.
- Return to this page and follow this link to the evaluation form.
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