Provider Training: PrEP and HIV Testing: Bridging the Knowledge Gap

Published: March 20, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Carlos A. Reyes-Sacín, MD, AAHIVS, FACP
Infectious Diseases Specialist, Medical Advocacy & Outreach
Montgomery, Alabama

This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and American Academy of HIV Medicine, in collaboration with MAO Learning Center.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Additional support provided by the Alabama AIDS Education & Training Center (Alabama AETC) at the MAO Learning Center.

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Target Audience:
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and pharmacists; this activity is also designed for healthcare professionals who treat or manage patients with HIV such as registered nurses, nutritionists, social workers, case managers, as well as case workers and secondary service providers who work in non-medical fields of care of patients with HIV.

Educational Objectives:

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Identify populations/patients at risk for HIV acquisition
  • Recite evidence of the need for PrEP acquisitionIdentify the components of PrEP
  • Identify the role of the pharmacist in using PrEP
  • Discuss the issue of adolescent PrEP use
  • Identify resources for care linkage, preceptorships and other HIV prevention and treatment educational opportunities

Type of Activity: Application

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you within 3 weeks.

Continuing Pharmacy Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.10 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Activity Number – JA4008161-9999-18-445-L02-P)

Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity
is 1.0 contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
Postgraduate Institute for 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. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

Tues., March 26, 2019

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Dinner provided.

Participate In-person: MAO Learning Center, 2530 Fisk Road, Montgomery, Alabama 36111

Participate Remotely*: MAO Dothan, 1865 Honeysuckle Road, Suite 2, Dothan, Alabama 36305

*Real time, remote participation will be made possible with the assistance of telemedicine technology.

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Statement of Need/Program Overview:
AAHIVM can utilize its vast network of HIV Specialist HCPs across the country to reach clinics, providers (particularly general/family practice HCPs) and patients who need understanding and training regarding the effectiveness and availability of PrEP, when and how to screen for HIV disease (assess for risk) and how best to refer/link to care when additional specialization is required for treatment.

Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and American Academy of HIV Medicine. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Pharmacists:
Pharmacists have up to 30 days to complete the activity evaluation and claim credit for participation so that information can be submitted to the CPE Monitor as required. Upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form, you will receive an email from CEcertificate@pimed.com within 3 weeks with a link and directions to submit your credit to the NABP CPE Monitor Service.

Additional Considerations:

Medical Advocacy & Outreach (MAO) is an approved NBCC Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6882, and an approved Continuing Education Provider with the Alabama Board of Social Worker Examiners, Provider No. 0134.

Americans with Disabilities Act:
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Kaitlyn Rush prior to the live event at 202-659-0699 ext. 16 or kaitlyn@aahivm.org. There is no fee for this activity.