Ian Frank, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Therapeutics Program
Penn Center for AIDS Research
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
This enduring activity is focused on the care of patients with HIV.
This activity is intended for US-based primary care providers involved in the management of patients living with HIV infection, such as internists, family physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Discuss the mechanism of action of non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) and clinical trial data on the safety and efficacy of each agent in the class
- Describe the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients and the effect of different antiretroviral therapies on lipid profiles
- Review recommendations for the use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) during pregnancy to reduce perinatal transmission
- Evaluate methods to personalize treatment regimens and improve patient compliance to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in HIV-infected patients
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this online activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with HIV.
Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Dr. Frank has received consulting fees from Gilead Sciences and ViiV Healthcare. He has contracted research for Lilly and Janssen. He has done contracted research for Lilly, Janssen, Moderna and Sanofi Pasteur.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
Staff, Planners, and Managers
The staff, planners, and managers 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:
Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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Lisa Crenshaw, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Morgan Kravarik, Program Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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Brianna Hanson, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.
During the course of this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the online activity.
- Submit the evaluation form.
You will receive your certification as a downloadable file.
Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.
For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at [email protected].
RELEASE DATE: November 24, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: November 24, 2021
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