HIV/COVID-19 Mini-Residency-December 2020
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe current trends in HIV epidemiology in the United States;
- Discuss the fundamentals and new trends in HIV prevention, HIV testing and counseling, including the use of PrEP and ART for prevention;
- Relate the natural history of HIV infection and disease pathogenesis;
- List the classes and targets of anti-retroviral drugs, their side effects, and their indications for use;
- Review ART management in consideration of the prevention and effective management of common HIV co-morbidities, including depression, chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, HIV-associated neurological defects;
- Cite factors leading to drug resistance and three ways to reduce the risk of drug resistance;
- Recall current statistics surrounding COVID-19, flu mortality, and the degree of severity this virus affects adults;
- Discuss the current understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic including treatment alternative and prevention schemes;
- Identify key elements of ambulatory HIV care via virtual encounters, including respectful engagement, sensitive history taking, limited physical diagnosis, laboratory management and clinical monitoring, and patient education.
*Agenda subject to change.
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