AHA Webinar: HIV and Cardiovascular Disease: Beyond Coronary Heart Disease
The program addresses the need for cardiovascular practitioners, family medicine physicians, infectious disease specialists, and other members of the target audience to illustrate the intersection between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
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AHA Webinar: HIV and Cardiovascular Disease: Beyond Coronary Heart Disease

Participation and Successful Completion
Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following: (1) Register and attend. (2) Complete the evaluation survey (3) Claim your CME/CE Certificate.  The link to the CME/CE Lifelong Learning Center 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 –
Cardiology, Family Practice, Infectious Diseases, HIV Specialist, Internal Medicine

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners –
Cardiology, Family Practice, Infectious Diseases, HIV Specialist, Internal Medicine

Other –
Physician Assistants: Cardiology, Family Practice, Infectious Diseases, HIV Specialist, Internal Medicine
 

Description
The program reviews epidemiologic patterns in HIV and the relevance of these for understanding the scope of CVD among HIV-infected individuals. Important concepts related to atherosclerotic and non-atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases in people living with HIV, focusing on heart failure, arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death will be discussed; including new developments and existing barriers regarding CVD treatment for HIV-infected individuals.

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

  1. Describe the general epidemiology of cardiovascular disease (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

Time

Presentation Title

Faculty

Corresponding learning Objective (list by number)

60 minutes

General Epidemiology of HIV and CVD

 

HIV and Atherosclerotic CVD (ASCVD)

 

HIV and Non-Atherosclerotic CVD: Mechanisms and Therapies

Gerald S. Bloomfield, MD

 

Matthew S. Freiberg, MD, MSc

1-4

 

Faculty
Gerald S. Bloomfield, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Research Professor of Global Health
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC 

Matthew S. Freiberg, MD, MSc
Associate Professor
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Accreditation Statements:
In support of improving patient care, 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 1.00 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 1.00 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 March 21, 2018

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.00 contact hours. **ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after March 21, 2018.

 

AAFP Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
This Live activity, HIV and CVD: Beyond Coronary Heart Disease , with a beginning date of 09/21/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

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. 

Medium
This activity is a live or a virtual link activity depending on the location.

Contact Information
To contact the American Heart Association for any questions, please call our customer support center at 888-242-2453. 

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 Live Course
FREE
Activity Price
75 Registered Users
Live Meeting Information
Start: Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM
End:
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Location: Webcast
Webcast
Dallas, TX
US

Credits
1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

0 Credits> American Heart Association> AHA

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

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

1 Credits> American Academy of Family Physicians (credit)> Prescribed