TAM October/November 2021 CME Posttest
Continuing Medical Education Posttest
The following Topics in Antiviral Medicine™ issue offers continuing medical education (CME) credit:
October/November, Volume 29, Issue 4
- CME Credit Available: 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- Release Date: November 30, 2021
- Expiration Date: November 30, 2022
To complete the activity, read each article and successfully complete the posttest and evaluation form, which will help us evaluate this activity and plan future activities. Your responses will not affect your CME credit.
On completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Describe additional choices of HIV prevention strategies beyond daily oral TDF/FTC
- Identify how to optimally predict, prevent, and treat cardiovascular diseases among individuals with HIV
- Describe the comorbidities that are of primary concern for older adults with HIV
Assessment of Needs
The IAS–USA offers this state-of-the-art activity as part of a nationwide CME effort for physicians in the evolving challenges of managing HIV and other viral infections.
This enduring material is designed for physicians who are actively involved in the medical care of people with HIV and other viral infections.
This activity is also relevant for other practitioners, including nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others.
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 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CME activity is offered from November 30, 2021 to November 30, 2022. Participants who successfully complete the activity posttest and submit the evaluation and registration forms are eligible to receive CME credit. Physicians (MDs, DOs, and international equivalents) may receive CME credit for completing this activity. Other health care practitioners will receive a certificate of participation.
Disclosure of Financial Interests
It is the policy of the IAS–USA to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.
All faculty members (planners, speakers, presenters, etc) participating in IAS–USA-sponsored activities are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships with ineligible companies (formerly known as “commercial interests”) within the past 24 months that could be perceived to influence, or give the appearance of potentially influencing, the writ ten or oral presentation. The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) defines a financial interest as an interest in any amount and defines an ineligible company 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 ineligible companies—unless the provider of clinical service is owned, or controlled by, an ACCME-defined ineligible companies.” The information is intended to make the IAS–USA audience aware of speaker and contributor interests and commitments with ineligible companies, enabling the audience members to form their own judgments about such associations.
The 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 contributors and planners/reviewers is below. Information about financial relationships with ineligible companies for contributors is also included in each article.
Dr Cambou has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. (Updated on November 15, 2021)
Dr Landovitz has served on scientific advisory boards for Gilead Sciences, Inc, and Merck & Co, Inc. (Updated on November 15, 2021)
Dr Feinstein has received advisory board fees from Novartis AG. (Updated on September 27, 2021)
Dr Johnson has served on an advisory board for and received consultation fees to his institution from ViiV Healthcare. (Updated on November 23, 2021)
Planner/reviewer 1 has been a consultant to Antiva Biosciences, Gilead Sciences, Inc, and Merck and Co, Inc. (Updated on December 3, 2021)
Planner/reviewer 2 has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. (Updated on November 30, 2021)
Planner/reviewer 3 has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. (Updated on December 3, 2021)
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:
Independent educational grants for the 2021 Improving the Management of HIV Disease® CME program:
Gilead Sciences, Inc
Merck & Co, Inc
Drug and Product Disclaimer
This activity may contain information about the investigational uses of drugs or products that are not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. Please consult full prescribing information before using any medication or product mentioned in this activity.
The views and opinions expressed herein are those of faculty and do not necessarily represent the opinions or recommendations of IAS–USA.
If you have any questions about this activity, please contact the IAS–USA:
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Phone: (415) 544-9400
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