by Home

Let's Get Real About PrEP: For Patients

Title:

Let's Get Real About PrEP: For Patients

Topic: Infectious Diseases
Relevant Terms: HIV, HIV prevention, HIV prep
Primary Audience: Patients
Launch Date: 05-Oct-17
Expiration Date: 05-Oct-18
Curriculum Name: Let's Get Real About PrEP: For Patients

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Identify factors that increase a person's risk of getting HIV
  2. Explain what clinical trials have shown about PrEP's effectiveness and safety in HIV prevention
    Faculty
    Richard A. Elion, MD
    Clinical Professor of Medicine
    George Washington University
    Co-Director, HIV/HCV Clinical Research, Providence Hospital
    Washington, DC 
     
    Donna E. Sweet, MD, AAHIVS, MACP
    Professor of Medicine
    University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
    Director, KU Wichita Internal Medicine Midtown and Ryan White Programs
    Director and Principal Investigator
    Kansas AIDS Education and Training Center
    Wichita, KS
     
    Independent Peer Reviewer
    Barry S. Zingman, M.D.
    Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Medical Director, AIDS Center
    Clinical Director, Infectious Diseases
    Montefiore Medical Center
    Bronx, NY
     
    This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences.
     
    Upon completion of the activity, you will receive a certificate of participation, which you can share with your healthcare professional.
     
    Disclaimer
    The information presented in this activity is for educational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician regarding diagnosis and treatment of a specific patient’s medical condition.
     
    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, NovaMed Education, and Gilead Sciences.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
     
    For questions related to this activity, please contact Albert Einstein College of Medicine at cme@montefiore.org or call 718-920-6674.
     
    For technical questions related to this activity, please contact RealCME at http://www.realcme.com/cms/support-center.
     
    Disclosures
    The "Conflict of Interest Statement" of Albert Einstein College of Medicine requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience any relevant relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.
     
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine also requires that faculty participating in any 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. 
     
    Disclosures are as follows:
     
    Faculty
    Richard A. Elion, MD
    Speakers Bureau: Gilead Sciences Inc., Janssen Pharmaceuticals
    Advisory board: Viiv, Gilead Sciences Inc.
     
    Donna E. Sweet, MD, AAHIVS, MACP
    Consultant: Pfizer Inc
    Speakers Bureau: Gilead Sciences Inc., Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Grant recipient: Merck & Co.
     
    Independent Clinical Peer Reviewer
    Barry S. Zingman, M.D.
    No relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests
     
    Planning Committee
    Victor B. Hatcher, PhD, and the staff of the Center for Continuing Medical Education of Albert Einstein College of Medicine have no relevant conflict of interest, related directly or indirectly, to this educational activity within the past 12 months.
     
    Kate Evans and the staff of NovaMed Education have disclosed that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any relevant conflict of interest, related directly or indirectly, to this educational activity within the past 12 months.
     
    Brian Hujdich and the staff of HealthHIV have disclosed that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any relevant conflict of interest, related directly or indirectly, to this educational activity within the past 12 months. 
     
    There will be no discussion of non-FDA approved uses of products within this activity.
     
    COURSE VIEWING REQUIREMENTS
    Supported Browsers:
    Internet Explorer 8.0+ for Windows 2000, 2003, Vista, XP, Windows 7, Windows 8
    Google Chrome 28.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux
    Mozilla Firefox 23.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux
    Safari 5.0+ for Mac OSX 10.5 and above

    For video playback, install the latest version of Flash or Quicktime.
    Supported Phones & Tablets:
    Android 4.0.3 and above
    iPhone/iPad with iOS 6.1 or above



     
     
    PRIVACY POLICY
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Center for Continuing Medical Education (Einstein) protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants and educational collaborators. Einstein will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the ACCME.

    Einstein maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information collected from you.

    Additional information regarding Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.mecme.org/PrivacyStatement.aspx.
     
    COPYRIGHT INFORMATION
    Copyright © 2017 Albert Einstein College of Medicine and NovaMed Education, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this material may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations.