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CPD

CD4: Immunological Drivers of Depletion, Recovery, and Non-Response in HIV Infection

  • Authors: Richard Sutton, MD, PhD
  • CPD Released: 2/20/2020; Reviewed and Renewed: 8/31/2021
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 8/31/2022
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US ID/HIV specialists, primary care physicians, and clinical immunologists.

The goal of this activity is to improve knowledge of the role of cluster of differentiation (CD) 4+ T cells in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pathogenesis and implications for HIV therapy.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Role of CD4+ T cells in HIV pathogenesis
    • Immunological mechanisms associated with CD4+ T cell depletion and recovery
    • Clinical predictors and patient-associated factors of inefficient CD4+ T-cell gain during treatment


Disclosures

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Faculty

  • Richard Sutton, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine
    Yale School of Medicine
    New Haven, Connecticut, United States

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Richard Sutton, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Received grants for clinical research from: ViiV Healthcare

Editor

  • Shanthi Voorn, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Shanthi Voorn, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Content Reviewer

  • Esther Nyarko, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Esther Nyarko, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.50 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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  1. Read the information provided on the title page regarding the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures, read and study the activity content and then complete the post-test questions. If you earn a passing score on the post-test and we have determined based on your registration profile that you may be eligible to claim CPD credit for completing this activity, we will issue you a CPD credit certificate.
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CPD

CD4: Immunological Drivers of Depletion, Recovery, and Non-Response in HIV Infection

Authors: Richard Sutton, MD, PhDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CPD Released: 2/20/2020; Reviewed and Renewed: 8/31/2021

Valid for credit through: 8/31/2022

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to improve knowledge of the role of CD4+ T cells in HIV pathogenesis and implications for HIV therapy

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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