Assessment of Needs
Widespread antibiotic use in clinical medicine and the livestock industry has contributed to the global spread of multidrug-resistant bacterial pathogens. Bacterial viruses, or bacteriophages, are promising therapeutic agents against multi-drug resistant microbes. This webinar will discuss the management of multi-drug resistant infections and the recent advancements in treatment with the use of bacteriophage therapy. Dr Robert T. Schooley is one of the leaders in this new investigational therapeutic approach, which transforms viruses into targeted therapies for devastating bacterial infections.
On completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:
- Describe the important advancements in bacteriophage therapeutics
- Describe the potential applications of bacteriophage therapeutics in clinical practice
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.
Individual registration is required in order to receive CME credit or a certificate of participation.
Registration closes on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 9:00 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 Schooley has served as a consultant to CytoDyn and has receives royalties from Antiva Biosciences and CytoDyn. He serves on advisory boards for and has received advisory fees paid to his institution from Gilead Sciences, Inc. and VIR Biotechnology. His spouse, Dr Benson, serves on a data and safety monitoring board for GlaxoSmithKline and ViiV Healthcare and has received research grants awarded to her institution from Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Updated 08/17/21)
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 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.
Educational Review Systems is an approved approver of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nursing Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider # 5-115. This program is approved for 1.25 hours of continuing nursing education.
Educational Review Systems is also approved for nursing continuing education by the state of California, the state of Florida and the District of Columbia.
This program is approved for 1.25 hours of pharmacotherapy credit.
Educational Review Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Participants of the session who complete the evaluation and provide accurate NABP e-Profile information will have their credit for 1.25 contact hours (0.125 CEU) submitted to CPE Monitor as early as 14 days after the event and no later than 60 days after the event. Please know that if accurate e-Profile information is not provided within 60 days of the event, credit cannot be claimed after that time. The participant is accountable for verifying the accurate posting of CE credit to their CPE Monitor account within 60 days.
UAN # 0761-9999-21-283-L01-P
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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