Treatment and Prevention of HIV Infection

HIV 101: Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy and Primary Care for People With HIV

  • 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

HIV 101: Initial Assessment, Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy, and Monitoring of People With Newly Diagnosed HIV

Presenters: Michael S. Saag, MD, Melanie A. Thompson, MD, and Roger J. Bedimo, MD, MS
November 15, 2023
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the pathogenesis of HIV disease and the life cycle of HIV.
  • Conduct an initial assessment of a person newly diagnosed with HIV.
  • Initiate an appropriate initial antiretroviral therapy regimen in people with HIV according to their clinical presentation and preference.
  • Provide appropriate vaccinations for people with HIV, focusing on pneumococcus, hepatitis B, SARS-CoV-2, and mpox according to current guidelines put forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Maintain continuous monitoring for antiretroviral therapy success and for emergence of comorbid conditions, including cardiovascular disease, renal disease, frailty, etc.
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