CE/CME No: CR-1405
Earn credit by reading this article and successfully completing the posttest. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 70% correct.
• Describe the current recommendations for HIV screening.
• Describe the current recommendations for pre- and postexposure HIV prophylaxis.
• Recognize the constellation of symptoms and signs that may represent a patient presenting with acute (primary) HIV infection.
• Discuss the initial evaluation and management of a patient with HIV.
• Compare and contrast the preferred regimens for previously untreated patients with HIV in terms of the key features of the regimens’ components and the rationale for using one versus another.
Susan LeLacheur is an Associate Professor of PA Studies at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC.
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 1.5 hours of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. [NPs: Both ANCC and the AANP Certification Program recognize AAPA as an approved provider of Category 1 credit.] Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of May 2014.
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