Cardiovascular Disease in People with HIV
Release Date: August 9, 2022
Heart disease is increased in people with HIV and is a clinical and public health priority. This free interactive CME/CNE-Certified webinar is designed for members of the care team to help you work together to identify those at risk in your care and apply best practices for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease in PWH.
- Review the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in HIV
- Describe the mechanism of and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in HIV
- Collaborate with your care team to apply best practices in prevention and management of cardiovascular
disease in HIV
Virginia Athena Triant, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinician and Clinical Investigator
Divisions of Infectious Diseases and General Internal Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by American Academy of CME, Inc. and ACTHIV Institute. American Academy of CME, Inc. 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.
American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity..
Nurse Practitioners and Nurses
American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this educational activity for 1.0 ANCC contact hours
(0.3 Pharmacotherapeutic Contact Hours).
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16993 for 1.0 contact hours.
American Academy of CME, Inc. has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until August 9th, 2023. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other members of the care team will receive a certificate of participation.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of the HIV care team, including physicians (both specialists and primary care/family medicine), nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists who are in practice but are newer to HIV medicine or who are in training. Other healthcare providers may also participate.
According to the disclosure policy of the Academy, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relationships with any ineligible company(ies). The existence of these relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the activity. Clinical content has been reviewed for fair balance and scientific objectivity, and all of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships are as follows:
Virginia Triant, MD, MPH has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose:
Jose Castillo-Mancilla, MD
Donna Futterman, MD
John JD Juchniewicz, MCIS, CHCP, FACEHP
Natalie Kirkwood, RN, BSN, JD
Vincent Lo Re, MD, MSCE
Paul Miniter, MS
Edward Moylan, RP
Dianne Rausch, PhD
The following individuals have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose:
Roger Bedimo, MD, MS: Advisory Board/Consultant – Merck, ViiV Healthcare, Theratechnologies*
Igho Ofotokun, MD, MSc: Grant/Research Support – Merck
Melanie Thompson, MD: Grant/Research Support – Cepheid Inc, Cytodyn Inc, Frontier Biotechnologies, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, ViiV Healthcare
*Indicates relationship has ended
This activity will contain discussion off-label information
The opinions expressed in this accredited continuing education activity are those of the faculty, and do not represent those of the Academy. This educational activity is intended as a supplement to existing knowledge, published information, and practice guidelines. Learners should appraise the information presented critically, and draw conclusions only after careful consideration of all available scientific information.
Instructions on How to Receive Credit
There are no fees to participate in the activity. Participants must review the activity information including the learning objectives and disclosure statements, as well as the content of the activity. To receive CME/CE credit for your participation, please complete the post-assessment and program evaluation. Your certificate will be available for printing immediately.
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