HIV/HCV Mini-Residency-October 2018
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe current trends in HIV and viral hepatitis epidemiology in the United States;
- 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, 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;
- 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.
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