This program is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, physician associates, and other healthcare professionals who care for people with HIV infection.
The goal of this program is to improve HCPs’ competence in adopting HIV management strategies that minimize complexity for both providers and patients at key points in the care cascade
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Switch people living with HIV who are virologically suppressed and/or highly treatment experienced to simplified ART regimens when appropriate
Ensure that management strategies throughout the HIV care continuum reflect preferences of people living with HIV for therapy that is as simple and unobtrusive as possible
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:
Roger Bedimo, MD, MS, FACP
Professor Of Medicine
Divison of Infectious Diseases
University of Texas UT Southwestern Medical Center
Department of Internal Medicine
VA North Texas Health Care System
Roger Bedimo, MD, MS, FACP: consultant/advisor/speaker: Gilead, Janssen, Merck & Co., Theratechnologies, ViiV; researcher: Merck & Co., Shionogi.
Subject Matter Expert, HIV Aging
Technical Expert Panel
Health Resources and Services Administration
Melanie A. Reese has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Director, The Love Tank
Marc Thompson, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Sharon Walmsley, MSc, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto
Director, Immunodeficiency Clinic and HIV Clinical Research
Speck Family Chair in Emerging Infectious Diseases
University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital
Sharon Walmsley, MSc, MD, FRCPC: consultant/advisor/speaker: Gilead, Merck, ViiV.
The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.25 hour. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from November 06, 2023, through November 05, 2024:
You must receive a test score of at least 65 and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "My Certificates" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
This program has been made available online.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 1.25 contact hour.
Continuing Pharmacy Education
CCO designates this continuing education activity for 1.25 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-23-281-H02-P
Type of Activity: Application
Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 65% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.