Conversations on Healthy Aging With HIV

In this live, virtual symposium, expert faculty, comprising healthcare professionals and patient advocates, will converse about challenges faced by older people with HIV, including medical issues such as polypharmacy, multimorbidity and frailty, and non-medical issues related to stigma, social support, and emotional needs. In addition, they will address specific challenges faced by subgroups of older patients such as older women and older patients in resource-limited settings.

Agenda

Panel Discussions

  • Living as an Older Person with HIV
    Marc Thompson
  • Medical Care Considerations for Older Patients
    Jonathan Appelbaum, MD, FACP, AAHIVS
  • Spotlight on Older Women With HIV
    Cristina Mussini, MD, and Melanie Reese
  • Spotlight on Older Persons with HIV in Resource-Constrained Settings
    Lydia Mungherera, MBChB, and Dorothy Onyango

Question & Answer Session

Events

Date / Time
Event Details

Faculty

Co-Chair
Jonathan Appelbaum, MD, FACP, AAHIVS

Laurie L. Dozier Jr, MD, Education Director
Professor of Internal Medicine
Chair,
Department of Clinical Sciences
Florida State University College of Medicine
Tallahassee, Florida

Co-Chair
Melanie Reese

Subject Matter Expert, HIV Aging
Technical Expert Panel
Health Resources and Services Administration
HIV/AIDS Bureau
Baltimore, Maryland

Faculty
Lydia Mungherera, MBChB

Faculty
Cristina Mussini, MD

Head of Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine
Full Professor of Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases Clinics, University Hospital
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Modena, Italy

Faculty
Dorothy Onyango

Faculty
Marc Thompson

Patient Advocate

Goal Statement
The goal of this activity is to improve learners’ competence in delivering optimal care to older people living with HIV by improving their knowledge of the medical and nonmedical challenges faced by older patients, and strategies to overcome such barriers.

Target Audience
This program is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals who provide care for patients with HIV infection.

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

  • Integrate an understanding of nonmedical challenges faced by older people with HIV when devising HIV healthcare interventions for individuals and communities
  • Apply best practices in co-managing HIV and the complications associated with aging, multimorbidity, and polypharmacy
  • Implement approaches to minimize barriers to optimal care of HIV in older women and in older persons living in resource-constrained settings

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) 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.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Designation of Credit

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2.0 contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-22-162-L02-P

Type of Activity: Application

Upon successfully completing the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.