Women bear a significant burden in HIV, including increased risks for stigma or mental health disorders. Their treatment requirements can be unique when considering pregnancy and contraception. Though there are guidelines on routine monitoring, antepartum antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens, and intra- and postpartum care, data are continuously evolving and clinicians must be aware of the most recent guidelines and treatment considerations for women. This case-based, interactive activity focuses on initiating ART during pregnancy, routine monitoring, viral suppression, considerations for delivery, contraception, and additional issues that arise for women with HIV, such as earlier menopause and low bone mineral density.
Upon completion of this program, the participant should be better able to:
This activity is intended for infectious disease and HIV specialist physicians and other clinicians involved in the care of patients with HIV infection.
Estimated time to complete activity: 0.5 hours.
There is no registration fee.
JOINT ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Integritas Communications. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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 health care team.
PHYSICIAN CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
INSTRUCTIONS TO RECEIVE CREDIT
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period October 30, 2020 through October 30, 2021, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity.
A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and posttest at the conclusion of the activity.
If you have questions regarding the receipt of your certificate, please contact PIM via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.