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HIV Health Care: Patient, Provider, and Pharmacist Perspectives

HIV Health Care: Patient, Provider, and Pharmacist Perspectives

Format

Audio

Time to Complete

30 minutes

Released

May 15, 2017

Expires

May 14, 2018
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Maximum Credits

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
0.50 / CE for Pharmacists (0.05 CEUs)

Accredited Provider

CME: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
ACPE: University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Pharmacy Professional Development

Commercial Supporter

Supported by an educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics

Producer



Produced by Haymarket Medical Education

Program Description

To achieve optimal HIV outcomes at reasonable cost, data show that the maintenance of continuous health insurance is critical. Toward this end, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010, and has had a particularly positive impact on the ability of patients with HIV/AIDS to receive effective care. While access to HIV healthcare is now better aligned with science, additional challenges remain. For example, many patients with HIV/AIDS still do not have healthcare coverage: estimates indicate that the number of people with HIV who are uninsured is twice the national average.

This educational activity will provide medical directors, managed care pharmacists, and other managed healthcare clinicians with the latest data on the impact of health care reform on the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and will highlight shortfalls in patient coverage and the effects of these deficiencies on health outcomes and costs. Persistent barriers to the enrollment of patients with HIV in government-funded and marketplace health plans will be explored, as will practical strategies for overcoming these impediments.

Intended Audience

Managed care medical and pharmacy directors (primary audience); primary care clinicians (secondary audience); and all physicians and pharmacists

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the rationale for treating all patients with HIV with antiretroviral therapy upon diagnosis
  • Implement strategies to ensure that all patients with HIV have sustained access to effective, safe, and affordable treatment

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Haymarket Medical Education (HME) require that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. HME resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.

Faculty

Course Director
Barry S. Zingman, MD

Medical Director, AIDS Center
Clinical Director, Infectious Diseases, Moses Division
Montefiore Medical Center
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Dr. Zingman has nothing to disclose with regard to financial interests.

Faculty

Jeffrey D. Dunn, PharmD, MBA
Senior Vice President / Chief Clinical Officer
Veridicus Health
Salt Lake City, UT

Dr. Dunn has nothing to disclose with regard to financial interests.

Jason M. Leider, MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Dr. Leider receives consulting fees from Gilead and Merck and is also on the speakers’ bureau for BMS, Janssen, Gilead, and Merck.

Jesse Milan, Jr., JD
President & CEO
AIDS United
Washington, DC

Dr. Milan receives consulting fees from ViiV Healthcare.

Accredited Provider Disclosure

The staff of the Center for Continuing Medical Education of Albert Einstein College of Medicine has nothing to disclose with regard to commercial support.

The staff of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) has nothing to disclose with regard to commercial support.

Publishing Staff Disclosures

Krista Sierra and Susan Basilico of Haymarket Medical Education have nothing to disclose with regard to commercial support.

Credit

0.50

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM . Physicians should only claim those credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

0.50

Type

CE for Pharmacists

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement

A total of 0.50 hours (0.05 CEUs) of pharmacy CE credit will be provided for successful completion of this knowledge-based program. To receive CE credit, you must complete the program; complete the evaluation; and complete the post-test with a minimum score of 70%. Verification of completion will be provided to NABP within 60 days of completion of this program. No credit will be provided 60 days after this program expires.

Universal Program #0073-9999-17-044-H02-P

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This CME activity will not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Participants are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options for a specific patient's medical condition.

Disclaimer

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, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Janssen Therapeutics, and Haymarket Medical Education. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact:
For CME – Millie Adighiuzor at 718-920-6674
For CPEcemail@pharmacy.wisc.edu

Instructions

To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better on the post-test is required. Please proceed until you have successfully completed this activity and completed the post-test and evaluation, and for CME credit only, that you have received a digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/Exam History, which you can access at any time.

For CPE credit, your credit will automatically be provided to NABP. Please verify that your credit has been recorded by checking your NABP profile after 1 business day.

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