This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics, division of Janssen Products, LP.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Explore the most recent data on HIV burden including the issues surrounding antiretroviral therapy (ART)
  • Examine the most recent updates to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) guidelines for ART and the current focus to overcome medication tolerability and improve adherence
  • Employ updates to HHS guidelines to appropriately select ART while addressing barriers to adherence such as weight gain, neuropsychiatric tolerability, and polypharmacy
  • Optimize the role of the pharmacist in improving outcomes of patients on HIV treatment along with preventing transmission
FACULTY
Eric K. Farmer, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
HIV Clinical Pharmacist, LifeCare Clinic
Indiana University Health, Academic Health Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

Brooke N. Stevens, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
HIV Clinical Pharmacist, LifeCare Clinic
Indiana University Health, Academic Health Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

TARGET AUDIENCE: Retail pharmacists, specialty pharmacists
ACTIVITY TYPE: Application
RELEASE DATE: September 15, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: October 15, 2021
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2.0 hours
FEE: This lesson is offered for free at www.pharmacytimes.org.