Co-Principal Investigator, Global Infectious Disease Clinical Research Unit
Co-Director, Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Clinical Research Group and UNC Project Liberia
Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Chair British HIV Association
Mortimer Market Centre
London, United Kingdom
The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of US and ex-US infectious disease and HIV specialist physicians, NPs, and PAs involved in the treatment of patients with HIV.
As people with HIV live longer, they can develop common comorbidities affecting aging patients, such as type 2 diabetes (T2D), cardiovascular disease (CVD), and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Further, weight gain may be seen in some patients, though the role of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is still under investigation. Clinicians should become familiar with treatment guidelines, drug-drug interactions, and techniques for shared decision-making to manage aging patients with HIV and common comorbidities. Learners will be guided through this interactive escape room format by Drs. Laura Waters and David Wohl to understand the background of the relationships between T2D, obesity, CVD, and CKD; ART selection for patients with common comorbidities; considerations for use of other medications to manage T2D, CVD, and CKD; and strategies to incorporate trauma-informed care.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Describe the pathophysiologic underpinnings linking CVD, CKD, and T2D in the context of inflammation and HIV
- Tailor therapeutic regimens for aging patients with HIV and multiple comorbidities, such as CVD, CKD, obesity, and T2D
- Incorporate trauma-informed care into regular clinical practice
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Instructions to Receive Credit
To receive credit for this activity, participants must complete the preactivity questionnaire, complete and receive a score of 75% on the posttest, and complete the program evaluation.
Fee Information & Refund/Cancellation Policy
There is no fee for this educational activity.
Disclosures of Relevant Financial Relationships
Global Education Group (Global) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by Global are required to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months to Global. All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by Global in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by Global to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
The faculty have the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:
Laura J. Waters, MD, FRCP: Consulting Fee: Gilead Sciences, Inc., Merck, Pfizer, Inc., ViiV; Contracted Research: Gilead Sciences, Merck, ViiV; Speakers’ Bureau: ViiV
David A. Wohl, MD: Consulting Fee: Gilead Sciences, Inc., Janssen, Merck, ViiV; Contracted Research: Gilead Sciences, Inc., Merck, ViiV; Honoraria: Gilead Sciences, Inc., Janssen, Merck, ViiV
The planners and managers at Global Education Group and Integritas Communications have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration. Global Education Group (Global) and Integritas Communications do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
1.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent)
Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or later, Edge browser, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome
For HTML Client – Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above), and Edge (v42.0 & above)
1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor
512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
MAC OS X 10.12, 10.13 and 10.14
Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome
For HTML Client – Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Apple Safari (v12.0 & above), and Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above)