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CME / CE

HIV: The Aging of An Epidemic

  • Authors: Charles B. Hicks, MD
  • CME / CE Released: 7/22/2016
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 7/22/2017
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for infectious disease/human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) specialists, primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and public health and preventative medicine specialists.

The goal of this activity is to provide HIV specialists with insight into engaging and retaining patients with HIV in care.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Characterize key considerations in caring for older patients living with HIV


Disclosures

Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the faculty and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.  Detailed disclosure will be made in the course materials.

Disclaimer Statement

The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own.  This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only.  Use of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine name implies review of educational format design and approach.  Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.


Faculty

  • Charles B. Hicks, MD

    Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Charles B. Hicks, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Janssen Pharmaceuticals; Merck & Co., Inc.; ViiV Healthcare
    Royalties: UpToDate

    Dr. Hicks does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr. Hicks does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

Host

  • Taryn Brill

    Medical journalist, New York, New York

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Taryn Brill has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Julia Muino, MA

    Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Julia Muino has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Judith M. Orvos, ELS

    Script Writer

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Judith M. Orvos, ELS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CE Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC

    Lead Nurse Planner, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is committed to protect the privacy of its members and customers. Johns Hopkins University SOM CME maintains its Internet site as an information resource and service for physicians, other health professionals and the public. Continuing Medical Education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will keep your personal and credit information confidential when you participate in a CME Internet based program. Your information will never be given to anyone outside of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's CME program. CME collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request.

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

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    For Nurses

  • Medscape, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Awarded 0.25 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; none of these credits is in the area of pharmacology.

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    Medscape, LLC designates this continuing education activity for 0.25 contact hour(s) (0.025 CEUs) (Universal Activity Number 0461-9999-16-126-H02-P).

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Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online educational activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit*:

  1. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  2. Study the educational content online or printed out.
  3. Online, choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score as designated at the top of the test. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

You may now view or print the certificate from your CME/CE Tracker. You may print the certificate but you cannot alter it. Credits will be tallied in your CME/CE Tracker and archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period you can print out the tally as well as the certificates from the CME/CE Tracker.

*The credit that you receive is based on your user profile.

CME / CE

HIV: The Aging of An Epidemic

Authors: Charles B. Hicks, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / CE Released: 7/22/2016

Valid for credit through: 7/22/2017

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