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28th Annual HIV Medical Update (18HH04)


Wednesday, December 6, 2017
8:00 am - 3:00 pm



Crown Plaza Cherry Hill
2349 West Marlton Pike
Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Complimentary parking will be available at the hotel. Participants will receive additional information in their confirmation materials.


This activity is jointly provided by the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center at Rutgers School of Nursing and the Kennedy Health Alliance-Infectious Diseases


This conference will address the most recent HIV treatment recommendations along with new directions in HIV research. Presentations will also discuss the challenges of transgender health, the role of the healthcare professional in improving health literacy, new advances in hepatitis C treatment and evaluate PrEP effectiveness.

View the full conference agenda.


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 and primary care physicians, advanced practice nurses, nurses and pharmacists. The conference may also be beneficial for social workers and medical case managers.


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

  • Discuss current HIV treatment guidelines and identify medications in the pipeline.
  • Recognize the complexities in HIV prevention and treatment of transgender patients to ensure the best outcome.
  • Identify the newest regimens recommended for HIV/Hepatitis C treatment and incorporate the regimens into patient care.
  • Implement the concepts of health literacy including numerical and health terminology comprehension and the ability to navigate the health care system into patient practice.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of PrEP in high risk populations.



Judith Lightfoot, DO, FACOI
Infectious Diseases Specialist
Garden State Infectious Disease Associates, Voorhees, NJ


Michelle DallaPiazza, MD
Associate Medical Director, ID Practice
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ

Todd Levin, DO, FACOI, FIDSA
Infectious Disease Specialist
Kennedy Health Alliance
Voorhees, NJ

Mary W. Montgomery, MD
Infectious Disease Specialist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Darcel Reyes, PhD, ANP-BC
Chief Clinical Officer, Rutgers Community Health Center
Rutgers School of Nursing
Newark, NJ

Jihad Slim, MD
Medical Director, HIV/HCV Co-Infection Clinic
Saint Michael’s Medical Center
Newark, 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.


In order to obtain credit for this activity, 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 after 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 four weeks following the activity date.


In support of improving patient care, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is awarded 4.50 contact hours. (60 minute CH)

This course 0374-9999-17-039-L02-P qualifies for 4.50 contact hours (.450 CEUS) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 4.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

This course, 28th Annual HIV Medical Update, Approval #170509-1233, provided by Rutgers School of Nursing- FXB Center, is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ.  CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: October 10, 2017 through August 31, 2018.  Social workers will receive four and a half (4.5) non-clinical & social and cultural competence continuing education hours for participating in this course.


$60.00 - until pre-registration closes at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, November 29, 2017
$75.00 - on-site

Registration includes continental breakfast, 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. American Express is not accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: Online registration will close at 3:00pm on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 or earlier if seating capacity is reached.

**Pre-registration is recommended. Onsite registration will be accommodated on a space-available basis.


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 at 973-972-4267 or 855-482-1843 (outside of NJ) or ccoereg@ca.rutgers.edu


In an effort to provide the most complete materials to attendees and conserve resources, PDF versions of the lecture slides will be made available online to registered attendees. In addition, internet access will be available during the day of the activity, so we encourage attendees to bring a laptop or tablet. Additional information will be provided in future confirmation communications.


Once registered, you will receive a confirmation letter and additional information to assist you with your plans to participate in the activity.

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

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 content, faculty, and program activities, and reserves the right to cancel the program if necessary. If the activity is cancelled, liability is limited to the registration fee.


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