October 6, 2020 - 10:00 AM
October 6, 2020 - 11:15 AM
Assessment of Needs
Medical cannabis is now legal in the majority of US states. Most individuals seeking medical cannabis do so for pain, which is common in people with HIV (PWH), and there has been increasing interest in understanding the role of cannabis in reducing opioid prescribing and treating opioid use disorder. This talk will review the state of the science of medical cannabis for pain and opioid use and use disorder in PWH, and will provide evidence-based talking points for conversations with patients and colleagues.
Upon completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:
- Explain the evidence base for using medical cannabis in people with HIV
- Describe to patients and colleagues the benefits and risks of medical cannabis in people with HIV
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.
Individual registration is required, even if you are viewing as a group, in order to receive CME credit or a certificate of participation.
Registration closes on Monday, October 5, 2020, 4:00 PM (PT).
Certificates will be available after the completion of the evaluation and claim form.
For more information or questions, please contact the registration department at registration“at”iasusa.org or 415-544-9400.
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 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.
This activity is eligible for ANCC credit; see the final CNE activity announcement for specific details.
This activity is eligible for ACPE credit; see the final CPE activity announcement for specific details.
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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Please contact the registration department at registration“at”iasusa.org or 415-544-9400.