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Ending the HIV Epidemic: Strategies for Earlier Diagnosis, Linkage to Care, and Outbreak Response
  • CME
  • CE

Credits Available
Physicians: maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 0.75 Nursing contact hours
Pharmacists: 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs)
Physician Assistants: maximum of 0.75 hours of AAPA Category I CME credits
Released: October 22, 2020 Expiration: October 21, 2023
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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC

Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA

Sophia Kelley
(203)-316-2125
skelley@clinicaloptions.com
www.clinicaloptions.com

Produced in collaboration with
Educational grant provided by
ViiV Healthcare
Gilead Sciences
Lisa K. Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, MPA
David Malebranche, MD, MPH

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Integrate strategies demonstrated to improve rates of early HIV diagnosis and maximize linkage to and engagement in care among newly diagnosed individuals

Information on this Educational Activity

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant 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 CCO policy. CCO 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:

Faculty

Lisa K. Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, MPA

Professorial Lecturer
Department of Epidemiology
George Washington University School of Public Health
Interim Medical Director
BlueRock Care
Washington, DC

Lisa K. Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, MPA, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
David Malebranche, MD, MPH

Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician
HIV Specialist

David J. Malebranche, MD, MPH, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees and fees for non-CME/CE services from Gilead Sciences.

Staff

Megan K. Murphy, PhD

Scientific Director

Megan K. Murphy, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Jennifer Blanchette, PhD

Senior Scientific Director

Jennifer M. Blanchette, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Megan Cartwright, PhD

Senior Clinical Editor

Megan Cartwright, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Edward King, MA

Executive Vice President

Edward King, MA, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Julie Skowronski, FNP-BC
Julie Skowronski, FNP-BC, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Daniel Thibodeau, MPH, PA-C, DFAAPA

Editorial Contributor

Daniel Thibodeau, MPH, PA-C, DFAAPA, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Carolyn Skowronski, PharmD

Associate Director, Scientific Services

Carolyn Skowronski, PharmD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

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 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.

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 and/or 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 physicians, registered nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who provide care for patients with or at risk of HIV.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to increase clinicians’ application of strategies that have been identified as the pillars of a multiyear effort to end new HIV infections in the United States.

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.75 contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-20-116-H02-P.

Type of Activity: Knowledge

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 60 days.

Physician Assistant Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until October 21, 2023. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.75 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from October 22, 2020, through October 21, 2023:

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.

Respond: Navigating Potential Outbreaks
  • CME
  • CE

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Review important considerations for patients and public health when responding quickly to potential HIV outbreaks in the United States.
Lisa K. Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, MPA
David Malebranche, MD, MPH
Physicians: maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 0.75 Nursing contact hours
Pharmacists: 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs)
Physician Assistants: maximum of 0.75 hours of AAPA Category I CME credits
Released: October 22, 2020 Expiration: October 21, 2023

This program is divided into several short segments which you can step through using the Video Chapters menu.

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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC

Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA

Sophia Kelley
(203)-316-2125
skelley@clinicaloptions.com
www.clinicaloptions.com

Produced in collaboration with
Educational grant provided by
ViiV Healthcare
Gilead Sciences

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