PrEP for HIV Prevention

This module reviews the landscape of HIV and PrEP in the District of Columbia including a discussion on the impact of stigma for patients, partners, and providers. Users of this module will learn about payment assistance programs available to minimize the cost burden of PrEP for patients. This module uses case studies to explore prescribing barriers and solutions.

This module will be a lecture style format with integrated questions throughout. It will be approximately 1 hour in length and provide 1.0 hours of CME.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the distribution and demographics of HIV both in DC and nationwide
  2. Determine characteristics of who to screen for HIV infection
  3. Outline the indications for prescribing PrEP including the 2019 USPSTF recommendation
  4. Identify common side-effects with PrEP
  5. Explain how HIV stigma can affect prescribing and adherence
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
Course opens: 
05/05/2021
Course expires: 
05/26/2024

Physicians 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA Physician Recognition Award Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACY TECHNICIANS 

The George Washington University Hospital, Department of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE#: 0536-9999-21-011-H02-P

ACPE#: 0536-9999-21-011-H02-T

Release Date: May 27, 2021

Expiration Date: May 26, 2024

CE Credits: 1 (0.1 CEUs)

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
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