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Ending HIV: Family Physicians on the Front Line of Prevention

Ending HIV: Family Physicians on the Front Line of Prevention

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

1.50 hours

Released

November 13, 2017

Expires

November 13, 2018
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This activity is part of the IMPACT on Health Disparities in HIV Prevention curriculum. This CME/CE-certified, sequenced learning initiative, including both live and online activities, provides clinicians with expert counsel and resources to help them optimize HIV prevention efforts in at-risk populations.

To learn more about the initiative, please go here.

See Related Activities at the bottom of this page for more of the curriculum.

Maximum Credits

1.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
1.50 / CNE Contact Hour

Accredited Provider

Jointly provided by Morehouse School of Medicine Office of Extended Professional Education and AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare


Commercial Supporter

Supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Producer



Produced by Haymarket Medical Education

Program Description

This activity will provide learners with the necessary skills to identify patients within their practice who are likely to benefit from HIV-prevention strategies. Practical methods for assessing HIV risk will be presented, as will interventions for educating patients about the importance of knowing their HIV status and the status of their sexual partners, consistent use of condoms, identifying and minimizing high-risk behaviors, and utilizing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of a comprehensive strategy for HIV prevention.

Intended Audience

Primary care and internal medicine clinicians (MDs/DOs, physician assistants [PAs], nurses [RNs], and nurse practitioners [NPs])

Educational Objectives

As a result of participating in the activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Review the potential utility of HIV-prevention strategies in patients at increased risk for infection
  • Identify patients who are likely to benefit from HIV-prevention strategies and counsel them regarding these interventions
  • Implement HIV-prevention services among appropriate patients within your practice
  • Employ evidence-based strategies to ensure that education is provided to patients in a culturally competent manner

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) in accordance with the ACCME guidelines requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control of the content of this activity to disclose to the audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. Full disclosure of speaker relationships will be made at the activity. Those expecting to discuss “off-label” drugs must identify that portion of the presentation as being related to “off-label” drugs. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by MSM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and the appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Faculty

Jeffrey T. Kirchner, DO, FAAFP, AAHIVS (Chair)
Medical Director, LG Health Physicians
Penn Medicine - Comprehensive Care
Lancaster General Hospital
Lancaster, PA

Dr. Kirchner has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Philip J. Bolduc, MD, AAHIVS
HIV and Viral Hepatitis Program and Fellowship Director
Family Health Center of Worcester
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Principal Investigator, New England AIDS Education and Training Center
Worcester, MA

Dr. Bolduc has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Carl G. Streed, Jr, MD
Immediate Past Chair
Fellow, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Dr. Streed has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Activity Directors

H. Gene Stringer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Stringer has no relevant financial relationship to disclose.

CE LEAD NURSE PLANNER

Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare
Jacksonville, FL

Ms. Caputo has no relevant financial relationship to disclose.

Provider Disclosures

The staff of Morehouse School of Medicine have no relevant financial relationship to disclose.

Publishing Staff Disclosures

The staff of Haymarket Medical Education have no relevant financial relationship to disclose.

Credit

1.50

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

The Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The Morehouse School of Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of up to 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM  . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

1.50

Type

CNE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Designation Statement

This activity is awarded 1.50 contact hours.

Disclaimer

CME activities sponsored by Morehouse School of Medicine are offered for continuing education purposes only. Practitioners must continue to exercise their professional judgment when selecting diagnostic tests and therapy specific to the patient’s medical needs.

Instructions

To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better on the post-test is required. This activity is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test and evaluation, and have received a digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/CME History, which you can access at any time.

If you have any questions relating to the CME accreditation of this activity, please contact MSM at cmemail@msm.edu or 404-752-1106.

If you have any questions relating to the CE accreditation of this activity, please contact AKH at jgoldman@akhcme.com.

If you have any questions relating to your certificate or other issues with the activity, please contact
myCME.Support@haymarketmedical.com.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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