Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss HIV Update.
The audience should expect to learn current epidemiology, including most affected populations, current testing modalities and the importance of preventive measures.
Learners will learn about the current options for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and their indications. Learners will also be familiarized with general antiretroviral treatment principles including early treatment to rapidly achieve viral suppression the use of treatment as prevention (undetectable=untransmittable). Learners will also become familiar with the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in people with HIV.
Dates and Times
End Date: 4/29/2025
ObjectivesAs a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: know the recommended testing options available for the diagnosis of HIV; know the various measures/means to prevent opportunistic and common infections in patients living with HIV; provide an overview of current HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis modalities; and describe how a comprehensive approach to HIV testing, PrEP, and treatment can help us to end the HIV Epidemic.
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.