What's New in the World of PrEP

Rochester, NY US
January 22, 2020

This activity will address the need of closing a gap in PrEP knowledge for pharmacists.  It will be give an overall review of PrEP use, including risk factors for patients who would be eligible for PrEP, laboratory monitoring, barriers to PrEP, and include a literature review about Truvada use in PrEP and the indication of Descovy for PrEP use. 

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Outline the epidemiology of HIV and role of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) in the U.S.
  2. Identify patients that would be appropriate candidates for PrEP therapy
  3. Summarize current literature and new therapeutic agents for PrEP use
  4. Describe the implementation of PrEP into clinical practice
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/22/2020 - 7:00am CST
Event ends: 
01/22/2020 - 8:00am CST
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14642
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and the presenter have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Erica Dobson, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID
Manager, Pharmacy Services
University of Rochester Medical Center
Course reviewer
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, DPLA
Pharmacy Clinical Director
Mackenzie Roberts, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and University of Rochester Medical Center.  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 Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-20-027-L01-P
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance


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