80040901 - 27th Annual Clinical Care of the Patient with HIV Infection and Care of Patients with Viral Hepatitis

27th Annual Clinical Care of the Patient with HIV Infection and Care of Patients with Viral Hepatitis Banner


Date & Location
Monday, April 24, 2017 8:00 AM - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 5:00 PM   Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD

Overview
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The purpose of this activity is to provide a state-of-the-art overview of the clinical care of patients with HIV infection and patients with viral hepatitis for practicing clinicians and other health professionals. The material will be clinically oriented with a focus on the latest pertinent data from clinical trials and basic research. Participants can expect to become more familiar with the primary care of the patient with HIV infection and the management of clinical complications of HIV disease and viral hepatitis. Other related topics will be discussed.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Internists, Family Practitioners, Infectious Disease Clinicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors, Pharmacists, Case Managers and other Allied Health Professionals practicing in the area of HIV and/or viral hepatitis.



Objectives
After attending this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
  1. Manage patients with comorbid conditions and infections, including tuberculosis and other opportunistic illnesses, renal disease, sexual transmitted infections, viral hepatitis, GYN disease, and anal dysplasia and cancers.
  2. Identify and be prepared to treat viral hepatitis, particularly Hepatitis C, using recently approved treatments.
  3. Describe and appropriately prescribe antiretroviral therapy for HIV.
  4. Work effectively with specialized populations including men who have sex with men, transgender persons, and patients challenged by mental illness and substance abuse.

Accreditation

Accreditation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credits
This Live activity, 27th Annual Conference on the Clinical Care of the Patient with HIV Infection and Care of the Patient with Viral Hepatitis, with a beginning date of 04/24/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Maryland Board of Pharmacy credit is pending approval.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 14.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits for completing this program.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is authorized by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a provider of continuing education.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine maintains responsibility for this program. A certificate for 14.0 CEUs will be awarded upon completion of this activity.

The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners certifies that this program meets the criteria for 14.0 credit hours of Category 1 or 14.0 CEUs of continuing education for social workers and associates licensed in Maryland. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland.