ACTHIV 2020 CME/CE Information

Please note that all attendees are required to review all CME/CE information provided, as well as the session agenda prior to registering for the conference.

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The 14th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) is the premier conference in the United States dedicated exclusively to members of the frontline team who care for individuals living with HIV infection or who are at risk of acquiring HIV infection. The conference delivers information to learners on new developments and research findings that can be rapidly translated and directly applied to the clinical setting.

TARGET AUDIENCE

ACTHIV is targeted toward the frontline team caring for persons with or at risk of acquiring HIV infection: physicians (both specialists and primary care/family medicine), advanced practice nurses, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and medical case managers (including social workers).

Other members of the care team, including psychologists, mental health and substance abuse workers, treatment advocates, treatment educators, and researchers, are also encouraged to attend.

GLOBAL CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES / LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the conclusion of the conference, learners should be better able to:

  • Review foundational concepts for the care of people living with HIV
  • Analyze evolving opportunities and challenges for the members of the HIV care team
  • Apply new insights for optimizing antiretroviral therapy in both treatment naive and experienced adults
  • Identify strategies for improving the management of hepatitis coinfection and liver disease in peersons living with HIV
  • Identify approaches for improving the health of people living with HIV

ACCREDITATION

Physicians:
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 Beaumont Health, American Academy of CME, Inc., and ACTHIV Institute.  Beaumont Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Beaumont Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification Credits
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 19.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Your points will be automatically submitted to the ABIM on your behalf; please allow 6-8 weeks for your points to display on the ABIM website.

CLAIMING MOC POINTS: If you intend to claim MOC points for your participation, you will need to provide your unique, six-digit ABIM ID Number when completing your evaluation. Physicians who do not know their ABIM ID can look it up on ABIM’s website https://www.abim.org/online/findcand.aspx.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by American Academy of CME, Inc., Beaumont Health, and ACTHIV Institute. American Academy of CME, Inc. is Jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nurse Practitioners/Nurses:
American Academy of CME, Inc. designates this educational activity for 19.0 contact hours. Please check onsite for pharmacotherapeutic contact hours available for each session.

California

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16993 for 19.0 contact hours.

Physician Assistants:

American Academy of CME, Inc. has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 19.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Pharmacists:
This activity provides 19.0 ACPE contact hours (01.9 CEUs) of continuing education credit. Universal Activity Number JA4008191-9999-19-011-L02-P, Application.

Your statement of credit will be issued through CPE Monitor in 6-8 weeks. Only pharmacy learners who provided valid NABP e-Profile ID numbers and month and day of birth (MMDD) will be submitted to CPE Monitor for official record of credit.

Social Workers:

An application will be filed with the National Association of Social Workers for continuing education contact hours.

FEES

Registration for the conference includes continuing education credits.

  • Early Bird Registration (Prior to March 1): $400
  • Standard Registration (After March 1): $500
  • Resident/Fellows/Students: $275

Refunds may be requested via email until March 1 less a $50 administrative processing fee.  No refunds are provided after March 1, however you may contact ACTHIV to transfer your conference registration to another healthcare professional

DISCLOSURE DECLARATION

According to the disclosure policy of Academy and Beaumont, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant relationships with any commercial interests related to this activity. The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity and levels of evidence. Disclosures will be made known to the participants prior to the activity.

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty, and do not represent those of Academy, Beaumont, ACTHIV Institute. This activity is intended as a supplement to existing knowledge, published information, and practice guidelines. Learners should appraise the information presented critically, and draw conclusions only after careful consideration of all available scientific information.

SUPPORT

Please check back for updates as conference supporters are confirmed.

ADA

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, ACTHIV will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please contact Debbie Cooke at debbie.cooke@meetingmasters.biz with your request.