Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with HIV – AIDS
This program addresses the intersection between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections, the impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on CVD risk, and the ability to implement/recommended risk-reduction approaches to reduce the patients’ risk of CVD.
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Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with HIV – AIDS

 

Participation and Successful Completion
Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following: 

  1. Register and view the course online.
  2. View the content in its entirety.
  3. Complete a post-test with a minimum score of 80%.
  4. Complete a survey of your learning experience.
  5. Claim your CME/CE Certificate.

The link to the CME/CE “Lifelong Learning” website is learn.heart.org.

Hardware/Software Requirements
Internet Explorer 7 or greater, Firefox (Latest Version), Google Chrome, Windows 7 or above, Safari (Latest Version), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Internet Explorer is not supported on the Macintosh, Mac OS 10.4

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants -
Cardiology, Family Practice, Infectious Disease, HIV specialist, Internal Medicine 

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners - 
Cardiology, Family Practice, Infectious Disease, HIV specialist, Internal Medicine 

Other – 
Clinicians involved in the treatment and management of patients with HIV/AIDS

Description
This program addresses the intersection between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections, the impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on CVD risk, and the ability to implement/recommended risk-reduction approaches to reduce the patients’ risk of CVD.
 

Learning Objectives 
At the completion of this online course, the learner will be able to: 

  1. Identify the general epidemiology of CVD-related complications of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

  2. Describe risk factors and mechanisms of atherosclerotic CVD in HIV.

  3. Describe approaches to predict, prevent, and treat atherosclerotic CVD in HIV.

  4. Review the scope of non-atherosclerotic CVD in HIV, as well as related mechanisms and treatment approaches.


Course Agenda

Presentation

Faculty

Learning Objective

General Epidemiology of HIV and CVD

Priscilla Hsue

Matthew Feinstein

1

HIV and Atherosclerotic CVD (ASCVD)

Priscilla Hsue

Matthew Feinstein

2, 3, 4

HIV and Non-Atherosclerotic CVD: Mechanisms and Therapies

Priscilla Hsue

Matthew Feinstein

2, 3, 4


Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity
60 minutes

Faculty
Priscilla Hsue, MD, FACC
Professor
UCSF School of Medicine 

Matthew Feinstein, MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Northwestern Medical Group
 

Accreditation Statements
ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE:  4/17/2017
TERMINATION DATE:  4/17/2020
LAST REVIEW DATE: April 2017
JOINT ACCREDITATION TERM: 4/17/2017 –4/17/2020

In support of improving patient care, the American Heart Association 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.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – 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. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of .75 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME. **AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. Credit will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is .75 contact hours. **ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after the 6 month claiming period.

Disclosures
All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Faculty Member

Employment

Research Grant

Consultant/
Advisory Board

Stock Shareholder (directly purchased)

Honoraria

Other

Speaker’s Bureau

Priscilla Hsue

UCSF School of Medicine

Pfizer

None

None

Gilead

Novartis

Gerald S. Bloomfield

Duke University Medical Center

None

None

None

None

None

Wendy S. Post

John Hopkins Cardiovascular Fellowship Research

None

None

None

None

None

Matthew J. Feinstein

Northwestern Medical Group

None

None

None

None

None

Matt Freiberg

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

None

None

None

None

None

Mark Haykowsky

University of Texas at Arlington

None

None

None

None

None

This table represents the relationships of this educational activity’s faculty members that may be perceived as actual or reasonable perceived conflicts of interest as reported on the Disclosure Questionnaire which all AHA volunteers are required to complete and submit. The focus is on relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the 12-month period preceding the time that the individual is being asked to assume a role controlling content. 


Medium
This activity is an internet-based activity.

Contact Information
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Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality
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Copyright Information
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Commercial Support
This activity is supported by independent medical educational grants from Gilead Sciences.

Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
FREE
Activity Price
292 Registered Users
Credits
0.75 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

0 Credits> American Heart Association> AHA

0.75 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

0.75 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> Attendance Credit