District of Columbia

Academy of Physician Assistants

Meetings & Events

Upcoming events

    • 09 Jan 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • The George Washington University - Ross Hall Room 229

    PrEP and the HIV Workforce:
    Expanding the Knowledge Network

    Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

    The George Washington University

    School of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Ross Hall

    2300 I St. NW

    Room 229

    Washington, DC

     

    This event is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and American Academy of HIV Medicine.


    This activity is supported by Gilead Sciences Inc.

    Keynote Speaker:

    Susan LeLacheur, DrPH, PA-C, AAHIVS
    Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
    School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    The George Washington University

     

    Target Audience
    This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists; this activity is also designed for healthcare professionals who treat or manage patients with HIV such as registered nurses, nutritionists, social workers, case managers, as well as case workers and secondary service providers who work in non-medical fields of care of patients with HIV.

    Statement of Need/Program Overview

    AAHIVM can utilize its vast network of HIV Specialist HCPs across the country to reach clinics, providers (particularly general/family practice HCPs) and patients who need understanding and training regarding the effectiveness and availability of PrEP, when and how to screen for HIV disease (assess for risk) and how best to refer/link to care when additional specialization is required for treatment.

     

    Educational Objectives

    After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

    • Identify populations/patients at risk for HIV acquisition
    • Recite evidence of the need for PrEP acquisitionIdentify the components of PrEP
    • Identify the role of the pharmacist in using PrEP
    • Discuss the issue of adolescent PrEP use
    • Identify resources for care linkage, preceptorships and other HIV prevention and treatment educational opportunities

    Program Agenda

    Welcome & Registration (6:00pm - 6:15pm)

    Grand Rounds - Dr. Susan LeLacheur (6:15pm - 7:15pm)

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and American Academy of HIV Medicine. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

     

    The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


    Pharmacist Continuing Education

     

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    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

     

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.10 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. 

    (Universal Activity Number - 0809-9999-17-938-L02-P)


    Type of Activity: Knowledge

    A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you within 3 weeks.


    For Pharmacists:  Pharmacists have up to 30 days to complete the activity evaluation and claim credit for participation so that information can be submitted to the CPE Monitor as required. Upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form, you will receive an email from  
    CEcertificate@pimed.com within 3 weeks with a link and directions to submit your credit to the NABP CPE Monitor Service.

    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.


    Americans with Disabilities Act: Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Haley Gucker prior to the live event at 202-659-0699 ext. 16 or
    haley@aahivm.org. There is no fee for this activity.

District of Columbia Academy of Physician Assistantsis a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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