HIV Update: Contemporary Issues in Management May 20-22, 2021 • LIVESTREAM
THIS COURSE WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED.
Streaming instructions will be provided to course registrants.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Evaluate current data and guidelines on post-exposure and pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection
2. Recognize the clinical manifestations of HIV infection and describe recent advances in HIV testing
3. Integrate into practice recent advances in HIV care including tailoring antiretroviral therapy based on genotype, comorbidities and potential drug interactions, appropriate incorporation of newer antiretroviral agents into treatment regimens, approaches to initial treatment and salvage antiretroviral therapy, management of special populations, and appropriate management of common infections – opportunistic and otherwise
4. Counsel HIV-infected patients regarding antiretroviral therapy adherence and potential, long-term complications such as the risk for development of specific malignancies, chronic liver or renal disease, and chronic metabolic issues
5. Incorporate treatment approaches to address comorbidities and infectious
6. Determine which HIV-infected patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are candidates for HCV treatment with directly acting antivirals, design regimens and assessments of response, and describe drug-drug interactions, especially in HIV/HCV coinfected patients on antiretroviral therapy complications
7. Integrate treatments for substance use disorders into HIV care settings
8. Incorporate treatment approaches to address comorbidities and infectious complications