HIV and COVID-19: A Clinical Compendium on a Pandemic Within a Pandemic

CME: 1.25

Target Audience

This activity was developed for a national audience of HIV specialists, infectious disease specialists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for persons living with HIV.

Program Overview

Four case studies are discussed in this activity by Drs. Badowski and Gandhi that provide insight on challenges encountered in everyday clinical practice. Their discussion highlights recent clinical advances in the use of antiretroviral therapy and preexposure prophylaxis, the role of telehealth in HIV services, and approaches to overcome health disparities. Join Drs. Badowski and Gandhi for this active dialogue to partake in a practice-based update on treatment and prevention services for patients with HIV in the era of COVID-19.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • List the challenges in accessing HIV care in the face of the concurrent COVID-19 pandemic
  • Discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adherence to HIV treatment
  • Identify opportunities to reduce health disparities for patients living with HIV by improving HIV care delivery
  • Develop individualized HIV care plans for patients living with HIV that reduce disruptions to care, while optimizing newer treatment strategies

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