Module 2: Core Skills for HIV Management in the Primary Care Setting
1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HealthHIV.
This activity is not supported by educational grants.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians and other allied healthcare professionals who treat and care for patients with HIV/AIDS.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty reported any financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity under the Faculty heading below.
Kathy Brown, MD, FACP, AAHIVS
HIV Program Medical Director
Group Health Cooperative
Dr. Brown has no financial relationships to disclose.
Susan LeLacheur, DrPH, PA-C
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Assistant Professor
Department of Health Care Sciences School of Medicine and Health Sciences
George Washington University
Dr. LeLacheur has no financial relationships to disclose.
Donna E. Sweet, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine
Director, Internal Medicine Education
University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita
Dr. Sweet discloses the following:
Consulting Fees: Pfizer
Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received Directly from a Commercial Interest or their Agents (e.g., speakers bureau): Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead
Contract Research: Merck
Planners and Managers Disclosure
The following HealthHIV staff, Dana Cropper-Williams, Brian Hujdich, Michael Shankle, and Sibyl Wilmont state that they nor their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
Dana Cropper-Williams, Brian Hujdich, Sibyl Wilmont, and Michael Shankle, MPH, have nothing to disclose.
Disclosure of Unlabled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medication, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
To obtain credit, a score of 80% 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.
This course originally launched 10/1/13 and was updated in January 2018.