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25th Annual HIV Medical Update (15HH10)


 
 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
8:30 am - 3:45 pm

 
 

LOCATIONtop

Crowne Plaza Hotel
2349 West Marlton Pike
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Complimentary parking is available.

SPONSORtop

This activity is jointly provided by the Center for Continuing and Outreach Education (CCOE) at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center at Rutgers School of Nursing and Garden State Infectious Disease Associates.

OVERVIEWtop

This knowledge-based activity will address strategies for clinicians and social service providers to be able to more effectively manage their HIV patients. This conference will address treatment protocols and management trends for perinatally exposed infants, Hep C, anal carcinoma, TB and HIV, metabolic conditions and PrEp.  This conference will also address the last 25 years of treatment advances of HIV care and treatment.

To view the full conference agenda, click here (pdf format.)

TARGET AUDIENCEtop

This activity is designed for healthcare providers involved in the screening, diagnosis, evaluation, management, prevention, and treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS. This includes infectious disease specialists, primary care physicians, pediatricians, advanced practice nurses, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists, pharmacists, social workers and other healthcare providers.

OBJECTIVEStop

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

  • Discuss the medical advances in HIV care and treatment for the last 25 years.
  • Discuss the history of stigma reduction interventions in the U.S in the past 25 years and apply the principles of cultural competency to stigma reduction interventions.
  • Identify currently available treatment options for the patient co-infected with HCV and HIV, and discuss the latest new medications soon to be available to treat Hepatitis C.
  • Discuss the 2014 HIV treatment guideline updates for perinatally exposed infants.
  • Identify HIV-infected patients at risk for anal cancer, recognize symptoms and discuss options for follow-up and treatment.
  • Discuss the progress of meeting the global challenge of co-infection with HIV and TB and understand how this directly impacts on the care of both HIV infected and TB infected individuals in New Jersey.
  • Recognize the links between HIV infection, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease.
  • Discuss the 2014 CDC guidelines for Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for non-infected HIV partners of HIV-infected individuals.

FACULTYtop

Ann D. Bagchi, PhD, BSN, RN
Instructor
Rutgers School of Nursing, Newark, NJ

Kathleen Casey, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Chief of Infectious Diseases/Medical Director of the HIV Ambulatory Care Clinic
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ

David Condoluci, DO, FACOI
Medical Director
Garden State Infectious Disease Associates, Voorhees, NJ

Anat Feingold, MD
Head of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease
Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Henry Fraimow, MD
Hospital Epidemiologist
Senior Medical Consultant for the Southern New Jersey Regional TB Clinic
Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Ronald Nahass, MD, MHCM, FACP, FIDSA                     
President
ID Care, Hillsborough, NJ

Nina Regevik, MD
Medical Director, Division of HIV/AIDS
Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy, NJ

John Santoro, DO, FACG, FACOI, AGAF
Gastroenterologist
Atlantic Gastroenterology Associates, Egg Harbor Township, NJ

All individuals who affect the content of continuing education activities are required to disclose to the audience any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the activity. The activity faculty are further required to disclose discussion of off-label/ investigational uses in their presentations. These disclosures will be made to the audience at the time of the activity.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATIONtop

In order to meet the learning objectives and receive continuing education credit, participants are required to check in at the registration desk, attend the activity, and complete the online evaluation form at the conclusion of the activity. A letter certifying your attendance and credit verification will be emailed to you upon completion of the online evaluation survey.

Pharmacists:  Your NABP e-Profile number and date of birth will be collected at the conclusion of the program.  CPE credit will be processed after the program evaluation has closed to participants, which will be three to four weeks following the activity date.

CE CREDITtop

PHYSICIANS:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Garden State Infectious Disease Associates. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses:
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Center for Continuing and Outreach Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P173-12/12-15.

This activity is awarded 5.33 contact hours. (60 minute CH)

Nurses should only claim those contact hours actually spent participating in the activity.

Pharmacists:
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This course ACPE# 0374-9999-14-003-L02-P qualifies for 5.25 contact hours (.525 CEUS) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Dentist and Dental Hygienists:
The New York State Dental Foundation is approved by the NYSDA and the ADA CERP as an approved provider for dental continuing education in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health-AIDS Institute.

The Dental Hygienists’ Association of the State of New York, Inc., an accredited approver by the New York State Department of Education, has approved the NY/NJ AETC’s continuing education learning activities for dental hygienists.

Social Workers:
Unfortunately, continuing education contact hours for social workers will not be offered for this conference. Upon completion of the conference evaluation, social workers will receive a letter of attendance documenting their participation.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS:
Physician Assistants may participate in this educational activity and earn a letter of attendance as AAPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through their reciprocity agreements.

REGISTRATIONtop

$ 60 - Pre-registration until December 4, 2014
$ 75 - On-site registration

Registration fee includes continental breakfast, refreshment break, lunch, continuing education credit, and course material.

Registration can only be accepted through our secure online website. Payment may be made with MasterCard or Visa credit cards. American Express is not accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: Online registration will close at 4:00pm on Thursday, December 4, 2014 or earlier if seating capacity is reached. On-site registration will be accommodated on a space available basis.

QUESTIONStop

Course Information: For additional program information, questions, or concerns, or if you require special arrangements to attend this activity, please contact Michelle Thompson at 973-972-1293 or ccthomps@sn.rutgers.edu.

Registration: Contact CCOE by phone at 973-972-4267, (800) 227-4852 or email ccoereg@ca.rutgers.edu.

CANCELLATION/REFUND
Due to the nominal cost of this program, refunds will not be granted.

HOW TO CANCEL REGISTRATION:
Click here to go to the registration portal. Click "Log in" and enter your user name (email address) and password. Select "Current Schedule" on the top menu, and select “Cancel Registration.”

Rutgers reserves the right to modify the program contents, faculty, and program activities, and reserves the right to cancel the program if necessary. If the activity, or any part of the activity, is cancelled, liability is limited to the registration fee.

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