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CME / CE

Clinical Challenges in HIV: How Would You Care for These Patients?

  • Authors: Douglas S. Krakower, MD
  • CME / CE Released: 7/31/2017
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 7/31/2018
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for physicians and nurses who work in the areas of infectious diseases, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), public health, and primary care.

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians’ ability to develop timely, appropriate, and individualized treatment strategies for patients living with HIV.

After participating in this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Initiate antiretroviral therapy in treatment-naive patients
  • Identify the HIV care needs of black persons living with HIV
  • Identify the HIV care needs of Latino persons living with HIV


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Faculty

  • Douglas S. Krakower, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Harvard Medical Faculty Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Douglas S. Krakower, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Received grants for clinical research from: Gilead Sciences, Inc.

    Dr Krakower 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 Krakower 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, MN, PhD, 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 designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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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.

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  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.

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CME / CE

Clinical Challenges in HIV: How Would You Care for These Patients?

Authors: Douglas S. Krakower, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / CE Released: 7/31/2017

Valid for credit through: 7/31/2018

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