- Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Registered Nurses
This CE activity was developed by The Rx Consultant, a publication of Continuing Education Network, Inc.
CE activities for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians:
This continuing education (CE) activity meets the requirements of all state boards of pharmacy for approved continuing education hours. CE credit is automatically reported to CPE Monitor.
CE activities for Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Nurse Specialists:
This continuing education activity meets the requirements of:
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for formally approved continuing education (CE) hours, and CE hours of pharmacotherapeutics.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) for acceptable, accredited CE.
This is a pharmacotherapeutics/pharmacology CE activity.
Continuing Education Network, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Requirements for CE Credit
- List the antiretroviral regimens recommended for pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis, and describe their efficacy.
- Describe the current recommendations for starting antiretroviral therapy. Identify the recommended regimens for antiretroviral-naïve persons.
- Discuss the adverse effects and drug interactions of the most commonly used antiretroviral agents (ARVs) and classes.
- Advise patients about the administration of ARVs, monitoring parameters, and the importance of adherence.
Betty J. Dong, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, AAHIVP
Brief Bio : Betty Dong, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, AAHIVP provides pharmacy care for patients with HIV and HCV infection, and other chronic illnesses. She provides patient education, and medication and side effect monitoring for persons seen at the Family Medicine Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital and at the UCSF Liver Transplant Clinic. She is a consultant for the Clinicians' Consultation Center on treatment and prevention of HIV, HBV, and HCV infection in adults, children, and during pregnancy.
Disclosure : Disclosure: Dr. Dong reports no financial or personal relationships with any commercial interest producing, marketing, reselling or distributing a product or service that appears in this issue.
Elizabeth Sherman, PharmD, AAHIVP
Brief Bio : Elizabeth Sherman, PharmD, AAHIVP is an Assistant Professor at the College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Fort Lauderdale, FL; and an HIV/AIDS clinical pharmacy specialist at the Memorial Healthcare System, Division of Infectious Disease, Hollywood, FL. She serves as an investigator for the Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center.
Disclosure : Dr. Sherman reports no financial relationship with the manufacturer(s) or provider(s) of any commercial product(s) or service(s) that appear in this issue.
Release Date: Jan 20, 2018
Credit Expiration Date: Jan 20, 2021