Grand Rounds – ​ The Ins and Outs of Providing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Event Date & Time

October 27, 2021 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location

Video Conference


Event Details:

Overview:

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus is an underrecognized need in Primary Care.  Clinicians who attend this presentation will be provided with the necessary tools and knowledge to successfully provide HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for eligible patients in their outpatient clinic. Emily Kirkpatrick, PharmD, BCIDP, AAHIVP will discuss the current landscape of HIV infections in the United States, an overview of the FDA-approved medications for PrEP, and a review of the literature supporting use of PrEP for HIV prevention. Participants will discuss how to conduct initial and follow up PrEP visits in the outpatient setting.

Objectives:

1. Describe the epidemiology of newly diagnosed HIV infections in the United States.
2. Recall the names, doses, and adverse effects of the antiretroviral FDA-approved for PrEP.
3. Identify high-risk patients who are eligible to receive PrEP.
4. Outline a plan for initiating PrEP in eligible patients and the continued monitoring of patients thereafter.

Financial Disclosures:

Emily Kirkpatrick, PharmD, BCIDP, AAHIVP has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee members (Mark Nadeau, MD, Marcy Wiemers, MD, Maria Del Pilar Montañez Villacampa, MD, Christine Song, DO, Nehman Andry, MD, Gabriela Lopez, PsyD, Maureen Alvarado, DO, Yun Shi, MD, Stacy Ogbeide, PsyD, Inez I. Cruz, PhD, and Nichole Rubio) have no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee member Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD has disclosed he receives royalties from General Practice and Family Medicine for being UpToDate Editor-in-Chief.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hours)

Target Audience:

Specialties – Primary Care; Family Medicine  
Faculty, residents, other health care providers and staff from our department; physicians and health care providers from San Antonio and South Texas; and medical students in our third-year clerkship and fourth year rotations. 

Accreditation:

The UT Health Long San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.

For activity related questions, please contact:

Name: Nichole Rubio- FCM Grand Rounds Coordinator
Email: rubion@uthscsa.edu

 

For CME general questions, please contact:

Ph: (210) 567-4445
Email: cme@uthscsa.edu

 

 

 

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About the Speaker(s)

Emily Kirkpatrick, PharmD

Emily Kirkpatrick, PharmD, BCIDP, AAHIVP 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases
Department of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmacy Services
University Health