Challenging Cases in HIV Care

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Watch this engaging video from the CCO HIV annual meeting, featuring our expert panel discussing rapid ART initiation, ART in women, and options for switching ART.
Eric S. Daar, MD
Program Director
Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH
Sally Hodder, MD
Babafemi Taiwo, MBBS
Physicians: maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Registered Nurses: 1.0 Nursing contact hour
Pharmacists: 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs)
Released: May 9, 2019 Expiration: May 8, 2020
Multimedia Challenging Cases in HIV Care
This program is divided into short segments which you can review from the Activity landing page.
Case 1: Rapid ART Initiation (20 mins)
Review PrEP breakthrough and review same-day or same-week ART starts
Launch Case 1: Rapid ART Initiation (20 mins)
ART in Woman of Childbearing Age (18 mins)
Consider the panel’s recommendations for women in light of new data
Launch ART in Woman of Childbearing Age (18 mins)
Switching a Patient With Low-Level Viremia and Viral Resistance (12 mins)
Hear the panel’s perspectives on ART choices
Launch Switching a Patient With Low-Level Viremia and Viral Resistance (12 mins)
Switching a Patient With Virologic Suppression and Comorbidities (7 mins)
Find out how comorbidities affect the panel’s treatment decisions
Launch Switching a Patient With Virologic Suppression and Comorbidities (7 mins)

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Apply the results of recent clinical studies and evolving treatment guidelines on the timing and choice of first-line ART and switch strategies
  • Apply the results of recent clinical studies and evolving treatment guidelines on managing treatment-experienced HIV-infected patients
  • Effectively prevent or manage drug–drug interactions, adverse events, and other complications associated with HIV, ART, and comorbidities

Acknowledgements

Provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
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Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
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Supported by independent educational grants from
AbbVie
Gilead Sciences
Janssen Therapeutics
Merck & Co., Inc.
ViiV Healthcare

Information on this Educational Activity

The Annenberg Center assesses conflict of interest with its instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CME/CE activities. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by the Annenberg Center for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations. The Annenberg Center is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE 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 the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

Program Director

Eric S. Daar, MD

Chief, Division of HIV Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Eric S. Daar, MD, has disclosed that that he has received consulting fees from Gilead Sciences and funds for research support from Gilead Sciences, Merck, and ViiV.

Faculty

Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Medical Director
Ward 86 HIV Clinic
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, California

Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.
Sally Hodder, MD

Director, Clinical Translation Science Institute
Associate Vice President, Clinical and Translational Research
Professor of Medicine
West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia

Sally Hodder, MD, has disclosed that she has received consulting fees from Gilead Sciences, Merck, and ViiV and holds ownership interests less than 5% with Becton Dickinson.
Babafemi Taiwo, MBBS

Gene Stollerman Professor of Medicine
Chief,
Division of Infectious Diseases
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Babafemi Taiwo, MBBS, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Merck, and ViiV.

Staff

Megan Cartwright, PhD

Senior Clinical Editor

Megan Cartwright, PhD, has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.
Zachary Schwartz, MSc

Scientific Director

Zachary Schwartz, MSc, ELS, has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.
Jenny Schulz, PhD

Director, Scientific Services

Jenny Schulz, PhD, has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

Charles E. Willis, Director of Continuing Education; Amanda Sewell, MBA, Manager of Continuing Education and Melissa Velasquez, Accreditation Specialist from the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The Annenberg Center, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM), Clinical Care Options, and activity supporters 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 Annenberg Center, PIM, Clinical Care Options, and activity supporters. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

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, medications, 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 on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Target Audience

This program is intended for HIV specialists, infectious diseases clinicians, hepatologists, gastroenterologists, registered nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with HIV infection.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to improve participants’ competence in addressing the most important and most current challenges in HIV management by providing a tightly focused update on recent advances and key clinical issues encountered in the clinic.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

1.0 contact hour may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

Pharmacist Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Credit Designation

This program is assigned ACPE Universal Activity 0797-9999-19-054-H02-P. This program is designated for up to 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Type of Activity Application

For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 65% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4 weeks.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.0 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from May 09, 2019, through May 08, 2020:

1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

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