Your Annual HIV Update

Description

In the 35 years since the first cases were identified, HIV/AIDS has evolved from a swiftly fatal illness to a manageable chronic disease—thanks to a steady stream of novel agents and new combinations of medications. Learn about the latest developments in prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and associated comorbidities, clinical practice recommendations, newly approved products, investigational therapies, and evidence from noteworthy clinical trials.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify important changes in recently updated guidelines that have the potential to influence the management of HIV/AIDS.
  2. Describe clinically important drug updates, adverse effects, and drug–drug interactions associated with new drug classes used in the management of HIV/AIDS and common comorbidities.
  3. Outline strategies for improving adherence to drug therapy in patients with HIV/AIDS.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify important changes in recently updated guidelines that have the potential to influence the management of HIV/AIDS.
  2. Describe clinically important drug updates, adverse effects, and drug–drug interactions associated with new drug classes used in the management of HIV/AIDS and common comorbidities.
  3. Outline strategies for improving adherence to drug therapy in patients with HIV/AIDS.
 
 

Supporter

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc., Merck Sharp, and Dohme Corporation.

 
Speakers:
Betty
Betty Dong, PharmD
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
University of California School of Pharmacy
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Monday, March 25
Time: 
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Room: 
Washington State Convention Center - Room 611-612
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-082-L02-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .2
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-19-082-L02-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .2
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based