The Importance of Community Pharmacist Intervention in Optimizing HIV Patient Outcomes
Paper Symposium
Activity Date: May 2006  — Activity Info: Volume3, (2)
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To provide community pharmacists with up-to-date information regarding their role in the treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS.

This activity is designed for community pharmacists. No prerequisites required.

The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity. At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Evaluate the efficacy of treatment strategies for HIV-infected patients.
  • Outline practical solutions to the problems associated with management of HIV/AIDS within the communities.
  • Describe effective strategies in the management of antiretroviral-related adverse effects.
  • Explain new data on adverse events associated with antiretroviral therapy, including metabolic complications.
  • Compare strategies to preventing vertical transmission of HIV.

The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy (UTCOP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for pharmacists.

This program is approved for 3 hours of credit (0.3 CEUs) and is sponsored by the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, which is approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Program #064-000-05-210-H02.This continuing education activity was produced under the supervision of
Glen E. Farr, PharmD, Associate Dean for Continuing Pharmacy Education, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.

The estimated time to complete this educational activity:  3 hours.
Release date: May 15, 2006.
Expiration date: May 15, 2008.

The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy name implies review of educational format, design, and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combinations of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings, and adverse effects, before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.

A participant, sponsor, faculty member, or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a program sponsored or co-sponsored by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement. If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review.

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