On-line CME Discusses HIV Prevention. Today, HIV is no longer an automatic death sentence like it was 30 years ago but it remains an enormous burden of morbidity, mortality, and financial cost throughout the world. It can be controlled but it can’t be cured so our challenge is to prevent people from getting infected in the first place. On this CME webcast, we’re going to discuss HIV prevention and the steps that you can take in your own practice to keep your patients from getting HIV. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, in the studio is infectious disease specialist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Carlos Malvestutto.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DEFINE PrEP in the context of the current AIDS Epidemic; REVIEW the scientific evidence supporting PrEP use; SHARE data on the awareness and uptake of PrEP in high risk populations; DISCUSS Guidelines for PrEP Implementation; and DISCUSS future PrEP modalities.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- PrEP: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
- PrEP Implementation
- New PrEP Modalities
- Post-exposure prophylaxis
Whether HIV treatment reduces the chance of transmitting the virus
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