HIV Medicine for Limited Resource Settings Short Self-Paced Course, 3rd Edition, Continuing Education Information
This course is broadly designed for all healthcare professionals, and for students of the healthcare professions.
Time Required to Complete Course
Course participants should expect approximately 6 hours for the completion of this course and final examination.
The following are the minimum computing requirements for participating in this course. Students must have ready access to and be functionally proficient with:
- A personal computer with an up-to-date operating system and ample memory for downloads.
- A web browser, preferably the most up-to-date version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari.
- Applications capable of opening Microsoft Word documents and viewing PDFs.
- An Internet connection, preferably high speed.
The following are the minimum requirements for successfully completing the course:
- Complete pretest.
- Complete all readings and interactive in-course content.
- Complete post-test with a minimum score of 80%.
- Complete evaluation.
- Complete course credit claims form if registered for continuing education.
At the completion of these lessons, learners will be able to:
- Describe the pathogenesis and natural history of HIV infection.
- Identify successful methods of prevention.
- Describe how to prevent HIV mother-to-child transmission (MCTC).
- Identify characteristics of the WHO Clinical Stages.
- List criteria for initiating anti-retroviral therapy (ART).
- Describe management of the leading opportunistic infections.
- Explain important features of HIV care in infants and children.
Institute for International Medicine is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Institute for International Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation Launch Date: April 1, 2022
Accreditation Termination Date: April 1, 2025
Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of completion indicating the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ will be issued for completing this course. Certificates may be submitted to applicable state boards for recognition.
|Nicholas Comninellis MD MPH DIMPH||No relevant financial relationships|
|Fred Loper MD||No relevant financial relationships|
|Leda Rivera||No relevant financial relationships|