HIV/HCV Mini-Residency - December 2016

Chicago, IL US
December 7, 2016 to December 9, 2016
The mini-residency is a two and a half day intensive HIV educational experience. Lectures on a variety of HIV related topics are interspersed with case study and clinical encounters with patients where the lecture information can be immediately applied to real-time patient situations. Participants will also have opportunity to discuss questions and cases with Dr. Sherer and his colleagues.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals committed to the treatment and care of patients living with HIV, HCV and other related conditions, including prescribers, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants, pharmacists, and nurses.

Learning Objectives

After attending this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe current trends in HIV and viral hepatitis epidemiology in the US;
  • Discuss the fundamentals and new trends in HIV and hepatitis prevention, HIV and HCV testing, and counseling, including the use of PrEP and the use of ART for prevention;
  • Relate the natural history of HIV infection and disease pathogenesis;
  • List the classes and targets of anti-retroviral drugs as well as their side effects and indications for use;
  • Identify new directly acting agents for the treatment of hepatitis B and C, and key considerations in the management of HIV/hepatitis co-infected patients;
  • Cite factors leading to drug resistance and three ways to reduce the risk of drug resistance.

 

Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Arianna Smith
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
312-996-0180
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 16.00 Participation
Event starts: 
12/07/2016 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
12/09/2016 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
12/01/2016
Activity expires: 
07/25/2017
University of Chicago
5837 S. Maryland
L309
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
PROGRAM MODERATOR
  Renslow Sherer Jr., MD
  Professor of Medicine

 

 

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

For complete activity information, visit the MATEC website and view the agenda pdf below.

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