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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

HIV Treatments for Heavily Treatment-Experienced Patients: Do You Know Your Options?

  • Authors: Paul Sax, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 9/22/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/22/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.5 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    Pharmacists - 0.50 Knowledge-based ACPE (0.050 CEUs)

    IPCE - 0.50 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 infectious disease/HIV specialists, primary care providers, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to collaborate with the interprofessional healthcare team to manage antiretroviral therapy in persons living with HIV who are heavily treatment experienced.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Mechanisms of action of medications used in the treatment of heavily treatment-experienced patients with HIV
    • Role of gp120 as a therapeutic target
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Using key considerations when managing heavily treatment-experienced patients
    • Outlining implications for the interprofessional healthcare team for better collaboration


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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated according to Medscape policies. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships.

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Faculty

  • Paul Sax, MD

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

     

    Disclosures

    Paul Sax, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Gilead; GSK/ViiV Healthcare; Janssen; Merck
    Research funding from: Gilead; GSK/ViiV Healthcare

Editors

  • Maria B. Uravich, BSc, ELS

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

     

    Disclosures

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

  • Jennifer Gregg, PhD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

     

    Disclosures

    Jennifer Gregg, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

     

    Disclosures

    Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 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 0.50 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 0.50 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.50 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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    For Pharmacists

  • Medscape designates this continuing education activity for 0.50 contact hour(s) ( 0.050 CEUs) (Universal Activity Number: JA0007105-0000-22-222-H01-P).

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

HIV Treatments for Heavily Treatment-Experienced Patients: Do You Know Your Options?

Authors: Paul Sax, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 9/22/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/22/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to collaborate with the interprofessional healthcare team to manage antiretroviral therapy in persons living with HIV who are heavily treatment experienced.

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.