Shauna Applin, A-NP, AAHIVs
HIV Clinical Director
Adult Medicine Lead Provider
Community Health Care
Hilltop Regional Medical Center
Tacoma, Washington

Target Audience

This activity will provide primary care providers, nurse practitioners, and physician associates with strategies to integrate HIV prevention into the primary care setting in an efficient way to improve patient outcomes.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be better able to:

  • Conduct effective sexual assessments to identify patients who are at risk for acquiring HIV
  • Counsel patients on PrEP regimens and dosing options based on clinical evidence, guidelines, and patient characteristics and preferences
  • Implement PrEP in the primary care setting with guideline-directed strategies for treatment initiation, monitoring, and follow-up care

Program Description

This activity is designed to empower and educate participants to offer preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention in the primary care setting. Participants will learn how to identify patients at high risk for acquiring HIV, and how to have non-biased conversations about sexual health. Through a patient-centered lens, the activity will cover implementation of PrEP services, including how to select an oral or long-acting injectable regimen based on clinical evidence and patient characteristics and preferences, and how to initiate, monitor, and provide follow-up.

NACE Joint Providership Statement

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 the National Association for Continuing Education (NACE) and Integritas Communications. NACE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

NACE Credit Designation Statement

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

NACE AANP Approval

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) through the joint providership of the National Association for Continuing Education (NACE) and Integritas Communications. NACE is accredited by the AANP as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number 121222. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour (which includes 0.50 hours of pharmacology). 

Instructions to Receive Credit

In order to receive credit for this activity, the participant must score at least 70% or higher on the posttest and complete the program evaluation.

Fee Information & Refund/Cancellation Policy

There is no fee for this educational activity.

Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure

Accredited education provided by the National Association for Continuing Education (NACE) must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All individuals in a position to influence content of NACE accredited education, are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the previous 24-month period, regardless of relevance to the education. All relevant financial relationships and potential conflicts of interest have been mitigated.
The ACCME defines ineligible companies as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Shauna Applin, A-NP, AAHIVs has disclosed the following financial relationships:
Advisor: Janssen (HIV), Gilead (HIV)
Speaker: Gilead (HIV and Prevention)
Contracted Research: Gilead (HIV)
Nurse Planner and Peer Reviewer
Angela Golden, FNP-C, DNP, FAANP, FOMA
Director, NP Obesity Treatment Clinic
Flagstaff AZ
Director, NP from Home
Munds Park, AZ
Angela Golden, FNP-C, DNP, FAANP, FOMA has disclosed the following financial relationships:
Consultant: SetPoint (obesity), WW (obesity)
Advisor: Currax (obesity), Genesis (obesity), Lilly (obesity), Novo Nordisk (obesity), (obesity), Acela (hypothyroidism)
Speaker: Currax (obesity), Novo Nordisk (obesity)
Receipt of Royalty: Amazon (fiction books), Springer (obesity book)
Bernadette Makar, MSN, NP
Saint Peter’s University Hospital
Coordinator House Service Program
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University
Clinical Adjunct
Newark, NJ
Bernadette Makar, MSN, NP has no relevant conflicts of interest with any ACCME-defined commercial interest.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Accredited Provider Disclosure

NACE staff, Integritas staff, and guest patient(s) (if applicable) have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled/Investigational Uses of Products

The following CME/CE activity may include discussions on the use of off-label, investigational, and experimental use of medications, data presented in abstract form, and/or devices that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. This data should be considered preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Disclosure of Commercial Support

NACE Contact Information

For additional information about the accreditation of this program, please contact NACE at info@naceonline.com

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PrEP’ing in the 2020s

Empowering PCPs to Prevent HIV