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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

HIV Testing, Prevention, and Treatment: A Stepwise Approach

  • Authors: Paul E. Sax, MD; David Malebranche, MD, MPH; Jason E. Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, AACRN, FAAN; Ariel Watriss, MSN, NP-C; Sampath Wijesinghe, DHSc, MS, MPAS, AAHIVS, PA-C
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 6/26/2020; Reviewed and Renewed: 6/24/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 6/24/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 1.00 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 1.00 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.5 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    IPCE - 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

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

The goal of this activity is to discuss the role of primary care clinicians in various disciplines in preventing HIV infection and optimizing care of people with HIV.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Development of an integrated, interprofessional model for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) to address initial and ongoing patient engagement
    • Identification of opportunities to engage with patients at all points along the continuum of care
    • Challenges encountered by various clinical professionals in advancing HIV care
    • Strategies for incorporating HIV screening, prevention, and management into routine clinical practice


Disclosures

As an organization accredited by the ACCME, Medscape, LLC, requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines "relevant financial relationships" as financial relationships in any amount, occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner, that could create a conflict of interest.

Medscape, LLC, encourages Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.


Faculty

  • Paul E. Sax, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Clinical Director
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Program
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Boston, Massachusetts

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Paul E. Sax, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Gilead; GSK/ViiV; Janssen; Merck
    Received grants for clinical research from: Gilead; GSK/ViiV; Merck

  • Jason E. Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, AACRN, FAAN

    Professor
    Department of Community-Public Health
    Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Jason E. Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, AACRN, FAAN, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
    Received grants for clinical research from: Gilead Sciences, Inc.

  • David Malebranche, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Morehouse School of Medicine
    Atlanta, Georgia

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: David Malebranche, MD, MPH, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Gilead Sciences, Inc.

  • Ariel Watriss, MSN, NP-C

    Nurse Practitioner and Sexual Health Specialist
    Tufts University Health Service
    Medford, Massachusetts

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Ariel Watriss, MSN, NP-C, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Gilead Pharmaceuticals

  • Sampath Wijesinghe, DHSc, MS, MPAS, AAHIVS, PA-C

    Principal Faculty, PA Program
    Stanford University School of Medicine
    HIV Specialist, Adventist Health Central Valley Network
    Fresno, California

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Sampath Wijesinghe, DHSc, MS, MPAS, AAHIVS, PA-C, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Editor

  • Maria B. Uravich, BSc, ELS

    Senior Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Maria B. Uravich, BSc, ELS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME, CE Reviewer/ Nurse Planner

  • Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, FNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, FNP, CPHQ, CNE, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements


 

In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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    For Nurses

  • Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; 0.50 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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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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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

HIV Testing, Prevention, and Treatment: A Stepwise Approach

Authors: Paul E. Sax, MD; David Malebranche, MD, MPH; Jason E. Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, AACRN, FAAN; Ariel Watriss, MSN, NP-C; Sampath Wijesinghe, DHSc, MS, MPAS, AAHIVS, PA-CFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 6/26/2020; Reviewed and Renewed: 6/24/2022

Valid for credit through: 6/24/2023

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