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Course Director

Eric S. Daar
Eric S. Daar, MD

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Torrance, California

Faculty

Paul Sax
Paul Sax, MD

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Accredited by

Penn State College of Medicine

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME / CNE
Credit Amount:0.75 Credits
Release Date:2012-Apr-16
Estimated Time for Completion:45 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free

Activity Description & Educational Objectives

In this activity, experts in HIV discuss considerations and challenges associated with the management of HIV in older patients.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of HIV in the aging population in terms of prevalence, diagnostic challenges, age-related comorbidities, and mortality
  • Identify challenges associated with the management of older patients with HIV, including decreased immune response to antiretroviral therapy, increased drug toxicity, and speed of disease progression
  • Discuss comorbidities, such as cardiovascular disease, metabolic abnormalities, and neuropsychological impairment, that complicate the management of HIV in older patients
  • Develop and implement strategies that appropriately manage age- and HIV-related comorbidities in older patients

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of infectious disease specialists, primary care physicians (including internal medicine and family practitioners), nurses, and other clinicians involved in the management of older patients with HIV.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CME/CNE credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Media: Internet
Release and Expiration Dates: April 16, 2012 - April 15, 2013
Time to Complete: 45 minutes

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

In accordance with ACCME requirements, Penn State College of Medicine has a conflict of interest policy that requires faculty to disclose relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentations/materials. Any potential conflicts are resolved so that presentations are evidence-based and scientifically balanced.

Course Director and Interviewee

Eric S. Daar, MD
Chief, Division of HIV Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Torrance, California

Eric S. Daar, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb; Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; and ViiV Healthcare.
Grant/Research Support from Abbott Laboratories; Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; and ViiV Healthcare.

Interviewee

Paul Sax, MD
Clinical Director, HIV Program and Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Paul Sax, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Abbott Laboratories; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs; Merck & Co., Inc.; Tibotec, Inc.; and ViiV Healthcare.
Grant/Research Support from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs; Merck & Co., Inc.; and Tibotec, Inc.

Content Director

Kathryn B. Charalambous, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Kathryn B. Charalambous, PhD, currently has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Other PVI staff who may potentially review content for this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Penn State College of Medicine staff and faculty involved in the development and review of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Sponsorship, Credit & Support

Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Penn State College of Medicine and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Penn State College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Information about CME credit for this activity is available by contacting Penn State at 717-531-6483 or ContinuingEd@hmc.psu.edu. Reference course # G5072-12-T.

Nurses

Utah Nurses Association IAHB is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Utah Nurses Association, an accredited Approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (UNA = 0.75 CEH's. Provider Code P09-03).

Note: Not all state nursing boards will accept programs less than 1.0 hour in length for credit. Please click here to find out the status of your state.

This CME/CNE activity is jointly sponsored by Penn State College of Medicine and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education; the activity is also co-provided by the Institute for Advancement of Human Behavior.

This activity is supported by educational grants from
Bristol-Myers SquibbAbbott Laboratories

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our reports. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in reports.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications and warnings.

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