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Expanding PrEP Coverage: The Clinician’s Guide to New Prevention Recommendations With a Focus on Diagnostics

  • Authors: Paul E. Sax, MD; Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH; Rupa Patel, MD, MPH
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 5/5/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 5/5/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, OB/GYNs, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, infectious disease (ID) specialists, and preventative medicine/health specialists.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to understand whom to offer PrEP to and how to test and monitor patients on PrEP.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Key differences in available tests to diagnose HIV
    • Guideline recommendations for patients on PrEP
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Determining patient eligibility for PrEP


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  • Paul E. Sax, MD

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


    Disclosure: Paul E. Sax, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Gilead; GlaxoSmithKline; Janssen; Merck; ViiV Healthcare
    Research funding from: Gilead; GlaxoSmithKline; ViiV Scientific


  • Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

    Director, UCSF-Bay Area Center for AIDS Research
    Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief, Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine
    Medical Director, “Ward 86” HIV Clinic
    San Francisco General Hospital
    San Francisco, California


    Disclosure: Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Rupa Patel, MD, MPH

    PrEP Clinician and Researcher Research Associate Professor (Voluntary)
    Division of Infectious Diseases
    Washington University School of Medicine
    St. Louis, Missouri


    Disclosure: Rupa Patel, MD, MPH, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: ViiV Healthcare
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: ViiV Healthcare


  • Karen Badal, MD, MPH

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Karen Badal, MD, MPH, has no relevant financial relationships.

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    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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Expanding PrEP Coverage: The Clinician’s Guide to New Prevention Recommendations With a Focus on Diagnostics

Authors: Paul E. Sax, MD; Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH; Rupa Patel, MD, MPHFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 5/5/2022

Valid for credit through: 5/5/2023, 11:59 PM EST


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