Rapid antiretroviral therapy (ART), or initiating treatment immediately upon diagnosis, is becoming the new standard of care in HIV. Patients are interested in rapid ART and clinicians are working to modify clinic structures and expand resources to provide care for these patients. There are, however, multiple barriers that can slow the transition to a rapid ART-centered clinic. This activity provides insight into when, how, and why to initiate rapid ART. Clinic scenarios and faculty commentary provide detailed information about structural and administrative changes in the clinic that can facilitate rapid ART and optimal ways to provide not only HIV care but also wraparound services to address patient needs outside of HIV management.
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 November 20, 2020 through November 20, 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 email@example.com.