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CME / CE

HIV: A Serious Health Threat to the Hispanic/Latino Community

  • Authors: Carlos del Rio, MD
  • CME / CE Released: 12/30/2016
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 12/30/2017
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for ID/HIV specialists, primary care physicians, and public health & preventive medicine specialists, nurses and pharmacists.

The goals of this activity are to improve providers' ability to identify potential barriers to optimal care of Hispanic/Latino persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, and to develop effective and practicalstrategies to address them.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will have increased knowledge regarding:

  • Unique challenges associated with HIV in Latino communities


Disclosures

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 Emory 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.

As a provider approved by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), it is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) to require signed disclosure of the existence of financial relationships with industry from any individual in a position to control the content of a CME activity sponsored by OCME. Members of the Planning Committee are required to disclose all relationships regardless of their relevance to the content of the activity. Faculty are required to disclose only those relationships that are relevant to their specific presentation. The following relationships have been reported for this activity:


Faculty

  • Carlos del Rio, MD

    Hubert Professor and Chair, Department of Health at the Rollins School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Carlos del Rio, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

    Dr del Rio 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 del Rio 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.

    Ms Brill 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.

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

Editor

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Lead Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Susan L. Smith 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.


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  • 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 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.

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  • 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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CME / CE

HIV: A Serious Health Threat to the Hispanic/Latino Community

Authors: Carlos del Rio, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / CE Released: 12/30/2016

Valid for credit through: 12/30/2017

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