On-Demand Webinar: The Role of the Microbiome in Modulation of Inflammation and Impact on Disease in HIV and COVID-19

On-Demand Webinar: The Role of the Microbiome in Modulation of Inflammation and Impact on Disease in HIV and COVID-19

Presenter: Nichole Klatt, PhD

Release date: July 27, 2021
Expiration date: July 27, 2022
CME Credit Available: 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Overview

Assessment of Needs

In this webinar, we will first provide an overview of the microbiome and review its role in human health and disease. We will then discuss both previous and new data demonstrating the critical role of the microbiome in HIV transmission and pathogenesis, and will what mechanisms underlie the impact of the microbiome in HIV. We will then discuss novel data for the role of the microbiome in COVID-19 disease, and how the microbiome may contribute to both acute disease, disease severity, and chronic COVID-19 symptoms. Finally, we will go over current and future strategies for manipulating the microbiome.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Explain what the microbiome is and how it can impact human health
  • Identify the mechanisms that allow the microbiome to impact HIV transmission and pathogenesis
  • Describe the potential role for the microbiome in COVID-19 disease
  • List potential interventions that can promote a healthy microbiome and decrease disease

Registration

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.

Presenter Disclosure

Dr Klatt has received consulting or advisor fees from Future Method, Inc., and Seres Pharmaceuitics (Updated 07/27/21)

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

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 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Points

ABIM MOCSuccessful 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.

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.
Merck & Co., Inc.
ViiV Healthcare

SILVER SUPPORTER

Janssen Therapeutics

BRONZE SUPPORTER

Theratechnologies Inc.

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Course Materials

How to Claim Credit

  1. Start the Activity by clicking "START COURSE" located above.
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  2. Watch the webinar here.
  3. Return to this page and follow this link to the evaluation form.
  4. 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.
  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.