HIV/HCV Mini-Residency - December 2017

Chicago, IL US
December 6, 2017 to December 8, 2017
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.

Learning Objectives and Target Audience

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.
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.
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: 
12/06/2017 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
12/08/2017 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
12/08/2017
Activity expires: 
06/01/2018

HIV/HCV Mini-Residency-December 2017 Schedule

University of Chicago Medicine
5837 S Maryland Ave
L-309
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at (312) 996-0180 or via email at asmit51@uic.edu.

 The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

PROGRAM MODERATOR
  Renslow Sherer Jr., MD
  Professor of Medicine



 


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Accreditation Statement
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.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
12/08/2017
Activity expires: 
06/01/2018
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