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Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Pharmacy CE
ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

HIV – 40 Years And Counting… – 1 CE

Activity Overview

With eight categories of HIV meds now available, healthcare professionals need to be up to date about these therapies. Whether using regimens from 20 years ago, or the newest drugs healthcare professionals need to be monitoring adherence to those regimens. By providing data from the San Francisco Study to show the needs for 95% adherence. This Florida-approved course will also describe the advantages and disadvantages of each category of drugs, as well as those individual drugs.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define HIV and AIDS, its history and epidemiology
  2. Identify common modes of HIV transmission
  3. Describe methods in which HIV may be transmitted in a health care setting
  4. Discuss universal precautions and other infection control techniques that can reduce the risk of HIV transmission in healthcare settings
  5. Identify common secondary infections and conditions associated with HIV and AIDS
  6. Determine clinical strategies for the prevention and management of HIV and AIDS and describe the changes in HIV disease state management over the past 40 years
  7. Discuss federal and Florida laws pertaining to HIV and AIDS, including confidentiality of testing, the treatment of patients, partner notification and reporting requirements, and the offering of HIV testing to pregnant women

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Accreditation Statement

ACPEAchieveCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-869919.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Continuing Education Company, Inc. and AchieveCE. Continuing Education Company, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Education Company, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AchieveCE is also an accredited provider by the Florida Board of Nursing (Provider #50-20641) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP17265), and is an approved provider through reciprocity for the states of Arkansas, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, New Mexico, South Carolina, and West Virginia.

AchieveCE is also an accredited provider by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) with provider ID #386503, and are accepted in all 50 states.

Faculty Information

Peter A. Kreckel, RPh is a most unique breed of community pharmacist. He currently serves as the Director of Clinical Services at Nickman’s Drug Store, a five-store chain in southwestern Pennsylvania. Pete has also been recognized as the Pennsylvania Pharmacist Preceptor of the Year in both 2012 and 2019. He also received the National Community Pharmacy Association’s Preceptor of the Year Award in 2014. In 2015, he was honored by his alma mater with the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. He has precepted 65 students from the area’s schools of pharmacy.

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. Pete Kreckel, RPh, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. Jaimini Patel, RPh, planner for this educational event, also have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Home Study Webcast

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Credits

1.0 Contact Hour

Category

AIDS Therapy / Infection Control

Target Audience

Athletic Trainer
Clinical Lab Personnel
Dental Hygienist
Dentist
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Psychiatric Technician Nurse
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse Practitioner
Dentist
Dental Hygienist
Health Access Dental
Dental Teaching Permit
Dental Temporary Certificate
Certified Nursing Assistant
Speech-Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Clinical Laboratory Director
Clinical Laboratory Supervisor
Clinical Laboratory Technologist
Clinical Laboratory Technician
Public Health Technician
Public Health Technologist
Public Health Supervisor
Public Health Director
Massage Therapist
Nursing Home Administrator
Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Podiatric Physician
Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care
Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care
Certified Respiratory Therapist
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Licensed Midwife
Diagnostic Radiological Physicist
Therapeutic Radiological Physicist
Medical Nuclear Radiological Physicist
Medical Health Physicist
Physician/Medical Doctor

Activity Type

Knowledge-based

Universal Activity Number

Pharmacist: 
0657-0000-21-163-H02-P
Pharmacy Technician:
0657-0000-21-163-H02-T

Pharmacy Activity Release Date

December 3, 2021

Pharmacy Activity Expiration Date

December 3, 2024

ACCME Activity Number

202030158

ACCME Expiration Date

March 23, 2023

Cost

$15.00

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Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CPE Monitor and/or CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

CE Broker Reporting

If you are licensed under a board supported by CE Broker, feel free to log into your CE Broker account to view your reported courses or to contact their support staff.

Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

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