HIV Care 2013: The Role of the Primary Care Provider
Description: Paul E. Sax, MD discusses screening for HIV in the primary care setting, best practices related to the management of patients with HIV infection by primary care physicians, and appropriate strategies for co-management with infectious disease specialists.
Learning objectives — at the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:
• Discuss the rationale behind expanded HIV screening in primary care
• Conduct a baseline clinical and laboratory evaluation in order to determine urgency for HIV treatment
• Co-manage clinically stable HIV patients with ID specialists, with particular attention to drug-drug interactions between antiretroviral agents and medications commonly used in primary care