The ART of Weight Gain Management with HIV Therapy - On Demand

This activity will present strategies for managing weight gain in HIV patients and help healthcare providers become more aware of the factors contributing to weight gain in this area of the population. Understanding the impact and causes contributing to this problem is key to reducing the frequency of occurrence.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Pharmacy Technician

Physician

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives:

1.    Describe the impact of weight gain on the health outcomes of people with HIV (PWH)
2.    Examine strategies for managing weight gain in HIV patients
3.    Identify risk factors that may contribute to weight gain

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

1.    Identify risk factors that may contribute to weight gain

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General CE – Attendance
Course opens: 
10/13/2022
Course expires: 
11/22/2023
On Demand
United States

Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships 
As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months. 

It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.

Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
Vizient, Inc., Jointly Accredited for Interprofessional Continuing Education, defines companies to be ineligible as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

No one in a position to control the content of this educational activity have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Faculty
Kristen Lindauer, Pharm.D.
Clinical Pharmacist
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Planning committee
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program 
Vizient

John Schoen, PharmD, BCPS
Sr Clinical Manger, Drug Information
Vizient

Joseph M. Geskey, DO, MBA, MS-PopH
Principal, Data Science & Member Insights • Vizient Inc
Vizient

Statement of content validity 
Vizient, Inc. educational activities are intended to assist healthcare teams advance their professional responsibilities in accordance with the definition of continuing education. It is the policy of Vizient, Inc. to review and ensure that all content and recommendations for patient care within accredited CE is evidenced-based, based on current science and clinical reasoning while ensuring the content is fair and balanced. All recommendations must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Vizient, Inc. does not permit accredited continuing education if it advocates for unscientific approaches to diagnosis or therapy, or if the education promotes recommendations, treatment, or manners of practicing healthcare that are determined to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are known to be ineffective in the treatment of patients.

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. 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.

 

 

 

 

Designation Statement(s):

PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.  Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-22-159-H02-P - JA0006103-0000-22-159-H02-T

PHYSICIAN
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OTHER
Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available. Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.


 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General CE – Attendance
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