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From “Drug Holidays” to 100% Adherence- The Role of the Pharmacist in HIV Drug Therapy - FL APPROVED -

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Friday, January 22, 2016

Offline Date:

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

ACPE Expiration Date

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$15.00

  • Overview

    In the mid 1990 when multiple drug regimens HIV cocktails became available, drug holidays were used to help the body recover. With the advent of more tolerable HIV regimens, 100% adherence is necessary to achieve maximum durable viral load suppression. Join community based pharmacist Professor Peter Kreckel in a review of the drug regimens, as well as the newer boosted combinations and their impact on medication adherence.

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    Handouts

    Slide Document:   slidedocument_0798000015057H02.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Describe the pharmacist’s critical role in counseling and educating HIV patients to improve the patient outcomes and medication adherence.
    Provide an update on antiretroviral therapy (ARV) for HIV to include the six categories of HIV medications to include their mechanisms of action, efficacy, dosing, safety, and tolerability profiles, and first line combination therapy.
    State the current Florida Law on AIDS and its impact on testing, confidentiality of test results, and treatment.


    Pharmacist

    Describe the pharmacist’s critical role in counseling and educating HIV patients to improve the patient outcomes and medication adherence.
    Provide an update on antiretroviral therapy (ARV) for HIV to include the six categories of HIV medications to include their mechanisms of action, efficacy, dosing, safety, and tolerability profiles, and first line combination therapy.
    State the current Florida Law on AIDS and its impact on testing, confidentiality of test results, and treatment.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Describe the pharmacist’s critical role in counseling and educating HIV patients to improve the patient outcomes and medication adherence, and the role of the technician to assist the pharmacist.
    Provide an update on antiretroviral therapy (ARV) for HIV to include the six categories of HIV medications to include their mechanisms of action, efficacy, dosing, safety, and tolerability profiles, and first line combination therapy.
    State the current Florida Law on AIDS and its impact on testing, confidentiality of test results, and treatment.

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-15-057-H02-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-15-057-H02-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-15-057-H02-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.

  • Faculty

    Pete Kreckel, RPh
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Saint Francis University




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Google Chrome
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Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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