Assessment of Needs
This webinar is designed for clinicians caring for people with HIV, including residents, infectious diseases fellows, advanced practitioners, and practitioners in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP)-funded clinics and programs who are new to the field of HIV patient care. It is also relevant for clinicians who are interested in a review of the field. In the webinar, experts in the field will describe the core principles of HIV management, including pathogenesis of HIV infection, mechanism of action of antiretroviral drugs, initiating antiretroviral therapy, and primary care for people with HIV.
On completion of this webinar, learners will be able to describe:
- Events of early HIV infection
- Laboratory markers following HIV acquisition
- Basic mechanisms of antiretroviral therapy
- Antiretroviral regimens based on patient parameters
- Primary care recommendations for people with HIV
Who Should Attend
This webinar is designed for clinical decision makers who are in training, new to, or are interested in a review of HIV patient care, including physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, pharmacists, and other health care professionals.
Though attendance for the 2021 Ryan White HIV/AIDS CLINICAL CONFERENCE is limited to HIV physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and primary clinical decision makers in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP)-funded clinics and programs, registration for this webinar is open to all.
Individual registration is required in order to receive CME credit or a certificate of participation.
Registration closes on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 10:00 AM (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 email@example.com 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 ineligible companies as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Dr Gandhi has served as a consultant or advisor to Merck & Co, Inc. (Updated 06/21/21)
Dr Saag has received research grants and support awarded to his institution from Gilead Sciences, Inc, and ViiV Healthcare. (Updated 06/21/21)
Dr Thompson’s institution has received grants for research from Bristol Myers Squibb, Frontier Biotechnologies, CytoDyn, Inc, Cepheid, Inc, Gilead Sciences, Inc, Merck & Co, Inc, and ViiV Healthcare. Her spouse is employed by Myeloid Therapeutics. (Updated 01/28/21)
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 live activity for a maximum of 2.0 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 2.0 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.
These activities are eligible for ANCC credit, see final CNE activity announcement for specific details.
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education logoThese activities are eligible for ACPE credit, see final CPE activity announcement for specific details.
This webinar is part of the 2021 Ryan White HIV/AIDS CLINICAL CONFERENCE. The 2021 CLINICAL CONFERENCE is planned with and supported by the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) and is sponsored and organized by the International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA). This conference is coordinated through the RWHAP AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) clinician training network.
This conference is funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1OHA28686 (AIDS Education and Training Center National Coordinating Resource Center) awarded François-Xavier Bagnoud Center from the Rutgers University School of Nursing with a sub award to International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) to sponsor this CME activity.