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The Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in AIDS


The Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in AIDS

CME Certificate Fee: $25.00 per credit (hour)
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Estimated time to complete this activity: 1.00 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.
Further Author Information | Further CME Information
Meets Special CME Requirements in: Connecticut, Florida     Learn More >>

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize that restoration of immunologic function in persons with HIV disease may lead to a worsening clinical picture, the immune reconstitution syndrome.
  • Diagnose and manage occult opportunistic infections in persons with newly treated HIV disease.
  • Treat CNS cryptococcal disease in persons with AIDS.

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: October 20, 2014 - October 19, 2016
Original Release Date: October 20, 2006
Most Recent Review by Author: October 20, 2014
Most Recent Review by CME Sponsor: October 20, 2014
Financial Support Received: None
The Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in AIDS
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Current Approval Period: October 20, 2014 - October 19, 2016
Financial Support Received: None

ACCME/AMA PRA Accreditation Statement

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


CME Office Contact Information and CME Disclosure

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

The following University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson 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:

Robert Amend, Med

The Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in AIDS
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.

The Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in AIDS
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User Comments
by Evelyn Gonzalez-Ortiz | Jan 5, 2016
excellent knowledge
by Mihaly Tapolyai | Jan 3, 2016
I found some steps that I disagree with, such as performing a lumbar puncture in a patient with papilledema, a known contraindication. Because of this it would have been much more educational o read something to the effect that it is safe and hat is the right thing to do.
by Dennis ONeill | Dec 7, 2015
Excellent CME update, well-designed and implemented. Thanks.
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by Hidden | Jun 23, 2015
The format of test questions during presentation of the course material was very helpful in engaging the material.
by Stuart Hoffman | Jan 23, 2015
Excellent case-based learning format.
The Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in AIDS
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 CME (HIV/AIDS)
Florida HIV/AIDS CME

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The Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in AIDS
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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