After this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe current trends in HIV epidemiology in the United States;
- Discuss the fundamentals of and new trends in HIV prevention, testing, and counseling, including the use of PrEP and ART for prevention;
- 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, and HIV-associated neurological defects;
- Cite factors leading to ART drug resistance and three ways to reduce the risk of drug resistance;
- Describe the current epidemiology of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STI) in the United States and current STI prevention and treatment strategies;
- Recall current statistics surrounding COVID-19, mortality, and its degree of severity among adults;
- Discuss the current understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic, including antiviral and immunomodulatory treatments and vaccines;
- Identify fundamental 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;
- Describe strategies for HIV management during pregnancy to prevent mother-to-child transmission.
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UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO COURSE DIRECTORS
Professor of Medicine
Aniruddha Hazra, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Medical Director, UCM Sexual Wellness Clinic
Director, STI Services for Chicago Center of HIV Elimination
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