Living With HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Practitioners will review current HIV treatment approaches as well as non-AIDS-related complications and how to provide optimal treatment. This course also provides an update on current treatment for other common sexually transmitted diseases. 

Target Audience

Family physicians, general internists, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and physician assistants.

Learning Objectives

  • Review current HIV treatment options and examine the implications of non-AIDS-related morbidity in chronic HIV infection.
  • Explain recommended treatment for other common sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis and gonorrhea. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Workowski KA, Bolan GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2015. MMWR Recomm Rep 2015; 64:1.
  • Ghanem, KG. Screening for sexually transmitted infections. In: UpToDate, Hynes, N. (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2017
  • The end of AIDS:HIV infection as a chronic disease. The Lancet. Vol 382, 9903; 2-8 Nov 2013,1525-1533.
  • Geriatric Syndromes in Older HIV-infected Adults. JAIDS 2015, Jul1, 69(2) 161-167.
  • Primary Care Guidelines for the Management of Persons Infected with HIV:2013 Update by the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Disease Society of America. CID Nov 13, 2013.
  • HIV infection, antiretroviral treatment, aging and non-AIDS-related morbidity. BMJ 2009;338a3172.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
08/01/2017
Course expires: 
08/01/2019

Lorraine M. Dowdy, D.O., FACP     
Infectious Disease Specialist
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida

Lorraine M. Dowdy, D.O., FACP, indicated that she is a consultant with Allergan. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC  

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points. ABIM MOC points will be submitted the first week following the month of completion. 

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2017
Course expires: 
08/01/2019
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