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Renal Considerations in the HIV-Infected Patient

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Time: 12pm to 2pm
Location: Live National Webcast
Contact name: Jim Ybarra
Contact phone: 518-262-4674
Contact email: ybarraj@mail.amc.edu
Details: 

Learning Objectives:

  • List the causes and types of kidney disease in the HIV population.
  • Outline prevention strategies to decrease HIV-associated nephropathy.
  • Specify HIV medications and dosing strategies to decrease the impact on the kidney.
  • Apply the concepts presented to a realistic scenario based on case examples.

Accreditation Information

CME AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Albany Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Albany Medical College designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Accreditation

The Albany Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This learning activity will be awarded 1.75 nursing contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

This program will provide pharmacists with 0.2 continuing education units (CEUs)2.0 contact hours of continuing education. The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is on probation as an accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. 0170-9999-13-014-L02-P

Other Credit Requirements

Continuing education credits are limited to those listed above. Disciplines with other continuing education requirements for their professional licenses are encouraged to submit evidence of their participation for reciprocity of credits. All participants will receive an attendance certificate.

Acknowledgments

This event is a collaborative initiative among the Division of HIV Medicine at Albany Medical College, and Albany Medical Center Provider Unit in cooperation with the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education & Training Center and the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. As an academic health sciences center, Albany Medical Center unites the many programs of Albany Medical Center Hospital and Albany Medical College.

This event is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau.

In the interest of an objective, balanced, and scientifically rigorous program, unrestricted educational grants are pooled to support this activity. We are thankful for the support of the following pharmaceutical Companies: Merck & Co., Inc.

Information on additional grant supporters will be posted on our conference website as it becomes available.

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