22nd Annual HIV Update: Contemporary Issues in Management Course

Fenway Health
1340 Boylston Street,
Boston, MA 02215

This comprehensive CME program is specifically designed to foster the integration of all aspects of HIV care.  The HIV epidemic has become more multifaceted, such that the care of today’s HIV patient may involve the management of non-AIDS-defining malignancies, reproductive issues, and renal, endocrine, cardiovascular and liver diseases as well as ensuring adherence to life-long antiretroviral therapy.   Continuing Education credit is also available for nurses.  This course is sponsored by Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 

Key topics include:

  • Diagnosing and managing HIV – tools for the primary care provider
  • Identifying optimal antiretroviral therapy (ART), treatment initiation, salvage therapy, and pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis and adherence to lifelong therapies
  • Integrating HIV management and opioid addiction treatment
  • Addressing opportunistic infections, dermatologic conditions, malignancies, and hepatitis B and C coinfections
  • Examining contemporary HIV topics including non-AIDS-defining malignancies; renal, endocrine and liver diseases; and the management of HPV-related anogenital infection
  • Overcoming barriers to HIV and women’s reproductive and pre- and postpartum health
  • Utilizing practical tools to address gender and sexual health challenges, including screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections