Preventing and Treating HIV in Adolescents and Youth

This event is co-sponsored by the UF College of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity.  


Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-22-010-H02-P
  • Contact Hours: 1.0 hour of ACPE approved continuing education for pharmacists
  • Program Fees: $10.00
  • Dates Available: 03/30/2022 – 03/30/2025
  • Activity Type: Knowledge

Summary

This program will provide an introduction address current treatment regimens, individual and community-level prevention and treatment of youth living with HIV/AIDS, and opportunities and barriers for inclusion of youth in HIV/AIDS clinical trials. Additionally, we will review Florida law as it pertains to HIV testing, including partner notification, privilege to warn, and testing in pregnant women.

This program is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy to meet the educational requirements outlined in Florida Administrative Code Rule 64B16-26.1003 for pharmacists renewing their license for the first time in Florida.

Attention Florida Pharmacists Renewing Their License for the First Time

Continuing Education Requirement | First Biennium Renewal


Objectives

Upon completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Summarize the epidemiology of HIV infections in adolescents and relation to prevention & treatment strategies
  • Discuss the use of PrEP in adolescent women and young adult women to prevent spread of HIV
  • List new medications used in PrEP and HIV prevention
  • Review the management of HIV positive children and adolescents
  • Review Florida law as it pertains to HIV testing
  • Review Florida law as it pertains to HIV testing, including partner notification.

Faculty and Disclosure Statements

Eric F Egelund
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research

Eric F Egelund Ph.D., Pharm.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Oliver Grundmann
Department: Entrepreneurial Programs in Medicinal Chemistry

Oliver Grundmann Ph.D.

Clinical Professor

Natella Rakhmanina, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP, FCP, AAHIVS
Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University
Director, HIV Program, Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Disclosure Statement: None of our speakers, reviewers, or planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.


Additional Resources

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The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.