CME Credit Available: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ($25 fee)
Course Number: MED1409H
Presentation Date: December 9, 2009
CME accreditation period: March 1, 2011 - March 1, 2014
We request that all users complete the brief posttest and evaluation to provide feedback to course planners and presenters.Those requesting CME credit are required to complete all components to receive credit.
| Activity Objectives|
In this presentation Dr. Hecht discusses immunologic events in acute HIV infection, as well as clinical manifestations and diagnosis, transmission of resistant virus, and superinfection. In particular, he reviews available data on the effects of treatment of acute HIV, for both the wellbeing of the individual patient and the reduction of HIV transmission. Key messages for counseling patients about the risk of transmission and superinfection are included.
| CME Accreditation|
The HIV InSite Group offers this activity in conjunction with The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education. The UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CME activity is accredited from March 1, 2011 to March 1, 2014. Content is reviewed yearly. Participants who successfully complete the activity posttest and submit the evaluation and registration forms are eligible to receive CME credit. Physician (MDs, DOs, and international equivalents) may receive CME credit for completing this activity.
| Grant Support and Cost|
This Grand Rounds / CME activity was made possible through an educational grant from the NIAID-funded UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research. There is a $25 processing fee, which goes to the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education.
| Frederick Hecht, MD|
Rick Hecht, MD, is Professor of Medicine at UCSF and a faculty member of the UCSF Positive Health Program (AIDS Program). He is the Principal Investigator for the UCSF Options Project, a multidisciplinary cohort study of acute and early HIV infection that has enrolled over 600 persons since its inception in 1996. The project is funded by several NIH grants, and studies the immunologic, virologic, clinical, and epidemiologic issues in early HIV disease, as well as HIV transmission biology. Dr. Hecht is trained in Clinical Epidemiology, and also continues to practice HIV Medicine. He also serves as Research Director of the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, where he is Osher Foundation Endowed Chair for Research in Integrative Medicine.
| Disclosure of Financial Interests|
Dr Hecht and Dr. Coffey have no financial disclosures.
| Contact Information|
If you have any questions about this Grand Rounds / CME activity, please contact the UCSF
Office of Continuing Medical Education:
UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education
3333 California Street, Room 450
San Francisco, CA 94118
Registration Fax: 415-502-1795