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Current Management of Acute HIV Infection


Current Management of Acute HIV Infection
CME Certificate Fee: $25.00 per credit (hour)
2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Estimated time to complete this activity: 2.00 hours
Author(s): Stephen Klotz, MD
DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: All author(s), contributor(s), editor(s), and CME Office Reviewer(s) state that they do not have any financial arrangements with commercial interests that could constitute a conflict of interest.
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Meets Special CME Requirements in: Connecticut, Florida, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island     Learn More >>

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the symptoms and signs of the acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).
  • Utilize the appropriate tests to confirm the presence of human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) infection.
  • Use information regarding the normal timeline of serological conversion to manage your HIV-1 infected patients.
  • Identify the common false-positive results that occur in testing for HIV-1 infection.
  • Confirm or rule out the presence of HIV-1 infection with appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Manage those health-care related incidents that carry a risk for HIV-1 infection.
  • Explain the relative risks for HIV-1 infection following accidents associated with exposure to HIV-1.
  • Recommend drug regimens for prophylaxis of individuals exposed to HIV-1 infection.

Learning Format: Case-based, interactive online course, including mandatory assessment questions (number of questions varies by course or module). Please also read the Technical Requirements.

CME Sponsor: University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
Credit Designation and Accreditation Statements >>
Current Approval Period: March 31, 2013 - March 30, 2015
Original Release Date: January 25, 2002
Most Recent Review by Author: March 31, 2013
Most Recent Review by CME Sponsor: March 31, 2013
Financial Support Received: None
Current Management of Acute HIV Infection
2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Current Approval Period: March 31, 2013 - March 30, 2015
Financial Support Received: None

ACCME/AMA PRA Accreditation Statement

The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


University of Arizona CME Office Contact Information and CME Disclosure

University of Arizona College of Medicine
Office of Continuing Medical Education
520-626-7832
uofacme@email.arizona.edu

The following University of Arizona College of Medicine Office of CME Reviewers, Activity Directors, or Planning Committee Members have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that could constitute a conflict of interest with the proposed activity:

John M. Harris, Jr., MD

Current Management of Acute HIV Infection
About the Author

Stephen A. Klotz, MD is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Fellowship Program, Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Arizona School of Medicine and the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, Arizona. He is the Director of the Special Immunology Program (HIV) at the university. He maintains an active laboratory studying the molecular interactions of Candida albicans with human proteins and cells.

Disclosure: Dr. Klotz states that he does not have any financial arrangements that could constitute a conflict of interest.

Current Management of Acute HIV Infection
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User Comments
by HUGO ESPINOSA | Jan 16, 2015
Great review.
by Dennis ONeill | Mar 21, 2014
Well designed and written.
by Hidden | Oct 28, 2013
great presentation
by Luis Sobrevilla | Jan 30, 2013
Very well organized and useful course
by imran amir | Dec 21, 2012
Very precise and clear
by Harry Hamburger | Sep 30, 2012
Very clear and concise course on a difficult topic.
Current Management of Acute HIV Infection
This course meets general AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)TM requirements in states that have a CME requirement.

Based on information from state licensing authorities, this program meets special CME requirements in these states:

Connecticut Infectious Diseases (HIV/AIDS)
Florida HIV/AIDS
Pennsylvania Risk Management / Patient Safety
Rhode Island Universal Precautions
Rhode Island Infection Control / Modes of Transmission

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Current Management of Acute HIV Infection
Technical Requirements

This web-based activity is offered online and requires an always-on connection to the Internet (the activity cannot be downloaded). The activity works on PC or Mac computers and most tablet computers. The activity should work with the newer versions of major Internet browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari. JavaScript should be enabled in all browsers, and Popups and first party cookies need to be accepted from www.VLH.com. You should also have the latest, free Adobe Reader installed for reading documents.

For additional information, read the Technical Assistance FAQ.

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