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29th Annual HIV Medical Update (19HH01)


 
 

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
8:15 am - 3:00 pm

 
 

LOCATIONtop

PLEASE NOTE: Online registration is now closed. Limited onsite registration will be available.

Crowne 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.

PROVIDERtop

Jointly provided by the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center at Rutgers School of Nursing, Jefferson Health Alliance-Infectious Diseases and Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine

OVERVIEWtop

The conference will focus on the opioid crisis and HIV treatment, malignancies and HIV infection, the science to support U=U, debating the pros and cons of when to initiate ARV therapy, addressing HIV stigma, and the introduction of the community health worker into HIV treatment.

View the full conference agenda.

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

OBJECTIVEStop

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

  • Recognize the signs of opioid addiction and implement treatment plans for chronic pain in PLWH.
  • Identify malignancies prevalent in PLWH and the recommended screenings for early detection.
  • Describe the science of U=U and the implications for public health.
  • Discuss the pros and cons of same-day ARV initiation for newly diagnosed PLWH.
  • Discuss the impact of HIV-related stigma on PLWH and the effects on treatment.
  • Explain the role of the Community Health Worker in assisting PLWH.

FACULTYtop

ACTIVITY DIRECTOR

Todd Levin, DO, FACOI, FIDSA
Medical Director, Jefferson Health New Jersey - Infectious Diseases, Washington Township, NJ

SPEAKERS

Richard Jermyn, DO
Director, NeuroMusculoskeletal Institute, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ

Rita Axelrod, MD
Professor; Co-Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, Jefferson Health, Philadelphia, PA

Mark Condoluci, DO
Infectious Disease Specialist, Jefferson Health New Jersey - Infectious Diseases, Voorhees, NJ

Mark Fussa, DO, FACOI
Infectious Disease Specialist, Jefferson Health New Jersey - Infectious Diseases, Voorhees, NJ

Adam Thompson
Regional Partner Director, New Jersey NE/CA AIDS Education and Training Centers, Jefferson Health New Jersey - Infectious Diseases, Voorhees, NJ

Gloria Taylor
Community Health Worker, Jefferson Health New Jersey - Infectious Diseases, Voorhees, NJ

Jorge Vasquez
Community Health Worker, Jefferson Health New Jersey - Infectious Diseases, Voorhees, 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 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.

CE CREDITtop



In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Jefferson Health Alliance – Infectious Diseases. 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.

PHYSICIANS
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for DO physicians.  RowanSOM designates this educational activity for up to a maximum of 4.75 Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

NURSES
This activity is awarded 4.75 contact hours. (60 minute CH) Nurses should claim only those contact hours actually spent participating in the activity.

PHARMACISTS
This knowledge-based activity qualifies for 4.75 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. Pharmacists should claim only those contact hours actually spent participating in the activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 4.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

SOCIAL WORKERS
For information on National Association of Social Workers-New Jersey Chapter credits, please contact Michelle Thompson at ccthomps@sn.rutgers.edu.

REGISTRATIONtop

$ 60 - until pre-registration closes at 3:00 PM on Thursday, November 29, 2018
$ 75 - 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. 

Registration can only be accepted through our on-line website through 3:00pm on Thursday, November 29, 2018.

We are currently experiencing difficulties with our payment gateway. In the interim, please proceed with online registration (click the "Register Now" button below) to reserve your seat, and select Purchase order as your payment option. Then proceed as follows to submit your payment: 

If you wish to pay by credit card:
Please complete this registration form ONLY after completing your online registration and return via fax to 973-972-7128. Payment may be made with MasterCard or Visa.  American Express is not accepted.

If you wish to pay by check:
P lease complete this registration form ONLY after completing your online registration and mail along with your check, made payable to Rutgers University, to the address indiated on the registration form.

If you wish to pay by purchase order:
Please contact ccoe@ca.rutgers.edu to finalize payment ONLY after completing your online registration form. We understand that your employer may be issuing a check on your behalf, but we must receive confirmation from you by the time registration closes on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 that payment is forthcoming. Otherwise, you must provide payment onsite at the full registration rate of $75 in order to attend the conference.

Receipts will be sent once payments are received and processed. 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Online registration is now closed. Limited onsite registration will be available.

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: Call 973-972-4267 or 855-482-1843 (outside of NJ) or email ccoe@ca.rutgers.edu.

CANCELLATION/REFUND top
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 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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