Institute of Human Virology (IHV) Case Conference

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725 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

The goal of this educational program is to provide physicians who care for HIV infected patients the forum to debate current issues and trends associated with the management of HIV/AIDS and related complications.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Treat and manage difficult cases in HIV as well as cases that have multiple morbidities like HCV or heart disease and HIV.

2. Successfully manage a complex caseload.

3. Define the treatment cascade and how to achieve better outcomes along the continuum.

4. Define treatment as prevention and describe the role PrEP can play in serodiscordant couples.

5. Manage multiple behavioral health issues and describe how they intersect with treatment and management of HIV.

6. Identify patients who may benenfit from PrEP and discuss how to successfully retain them in care.

A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.

  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Acute HIV
  • Adult and adolescent antiretroviral treatment
  • Antiretroviral treatment adherence, including viral load
  • Basic science
  • Clinical manifestations of HIV disease
  • HIV diagnosis (i.e. HIV testing)
  • HIV monitoring and lab tests (i.e. CD4 ad viral load)
  • HIV resistance testing and interpretation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Malignancies
  • Medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders (i.e. buprenorphine, methadone, and/or naltrexone)
  • Mental health disorders
  • Non-infection comorbidities of HIV and viral hepatitis
  • Opportunistic Infections