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What's New in HIV Treatment? New Medications and Guidelines Updates - FL APPROVED

Program Type

Monograph

Credits

2 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Offline Date:

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

ACPE Expiration Date

Friday, July 15, 2022

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$21.00

  • Overview

    This session seeks to intensively examine the newest antiretroviral agents used in the management of HIV and AIDS.  These drugs are discussed within the context of the latest treatment recommendations, including pertinent counseling points for patients.  In addition, the session seeks to broadly discuss the epidemiology and common modes of transmission for the HIV virus and to evaluate various mechanisms for infection control.    Pertinent applications specific to the state of Florida are incorporated into this discussion, including the current applicable laws as related to the testing and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS testing and the role of pregnancy in the statutes.

    Handouts

    Homestudy PDF:   19136H02.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Identify new antiretroviral agents and their role in the management of HIV/AIDS
    Recognize pertinent treatment updates to the adult and adolescent antiretroviral therapy guidelines
    Identify first-line antiretroviral recommendations for patients who are antiretroviral-naive
    Provide pertinent counseling points to a patient receiving new antiretroviral agents as it relates to dosing, administration, and potential side effects and drug interactions
    Identify the epidemiology and modes of transmission for the HIV virus and mechanisms for infection control
    Recognize common secondary infections associated with HIV/AIDS
    Identify current applicable laws in the state of Florida as related to the testing and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS testing and the role of pregnancy in the statutes.


    Pharmacist

    Identify new antiretroviral agents and their role in the management of HIV/AIDS
    Recognize pertinent treatment updates to the adult and adolescent antiretroviral therapy guidelines
    Identify first-line antiretroviral recommendations for patients who are antiretroviral-naive
    Provide pertinent counseling points to a patient receiving new antiretroviral agents as it relates to dosing, administration, and potential side effects and drug interactions
    Identify the epidemiology and modes of transmission for the HIV virus and mechanisms for infection control
    Recognize common secondary infections associated with HIV/AIDS
    Identify current applicable laws in the state of Florida as related to the testing and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS testing and the role of pregnancy in the statutes.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Identify new antiretroviral agents and their role in the management of HIV/AIDS
    Recognize first-line antiretroviral recommendations for patients who are antiretroviral-naive
    Recognize dosing, administration, and potential side effects and drug interactions with new HIV/AIDS therapies
    Identify pertinent treatment updates to the adult and adolescent antiretroviral therapy guidelines
    Identify the epidemiology and modes of transmission for the HIV virus and mechanisms for infection control

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-19-136-H02-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-19-136-H02-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-136-H02-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher
Adobe Acrobat Reader


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 
 

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