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Duration: CME/CE Points: Faculty:
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CME : 1.5
CNE : 1.5
MOC : 1.5
CEUs : 0.15
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A Grassroots Approach to Weed Out HIV and HCV in Special OUD Populations is organized by CME Outfitters, LLC.

Premiere Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Credit Expiration Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020

This activity offers CE credit for:
• Physicians (CME)
• Nurses (CNE)
• Pharmacists (ACPE)
• ABIM (MOC)
• Other

Credit Information
CME Credit (Physicians):

CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Outfitters, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE Credit (Nurses):
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15510, for 1.5 contact hours.

Note to Nurse Practitioners: Nurse Practitioners can apply for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). AANP will accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Nurse practitioners can also apply for credit through their state boards.

CPE Credit (Pharmacists):
CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) Universal Activity Number: Enduring: 0376-0000-19-032-H01-P

ABIM/MOC Credit:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Statement of Need:
Injection drug use (IDU) has been fueled by the opioid crisis, resulting in a dramatic increase in hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections. People with opioid use disorder (OUD) are 28 times more likely to contract HIV, and one in 10 new HIV infections is attributed to IDU. Further, the CDC reported a 233% increase in new HCV infections between 2010-2016.

Although effective treatments for HIV and HCV exist and are readily available, barriers related to OUD make treatment difficult in this population, especially in the rural, correctional, and VA settings. 

In this CME Outfitters Live and On Demand, expert faculty discuss strategies for HIV and HCV testing in special OUD populations, applying evidence-based treatment approaches, as well as prevention strategies, including PrEP, for patients with OUD at high risk for HIV infection.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:
• Implement strategies for HIV and HCV testing in special OUD populations in correctional, VA, and rural settings.
• Apply evidence-based treatment approaches in patients with OUD with HIV or HCV infection or HIV/HCV co-infection.
• Identify patients with OUD at h high risk for HIV infection who are candidates for HIV prevention strategies, including PrEP.

The following learning objectives pertain only to those requesting CNE or CPE credit:
• Discuss strategies for HIV and HCV testing in special OUD populations in correctional, VA, and rural settings.
• Describe evidence-based treatment approaches in patients with OUD with HIV or HCV infection or HIV/HCV co-infection.
• Identify patients with OUD at high risk for HIV infection who are candidates for HIV prevention strategies, including PrEP.

Intended Audience

OUD specialists, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, mental health specialists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists.

Fees

Activity Fee : Free
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