35 Years of Looking at HIV/AIDS Through the Skin, and How To Diagnose and Treat Dermatological Manifestations of HIV Today

N. Patrick Hennessey, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Dermatology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Southampton Hospital, Southampton, NY

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About the Presenter: Top of page

N. Patrick Hennessey is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City, with additional teaching appointments at Southhampton Hospital and the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr Hennessey graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 1975, and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston. He then did a residency in Dermatology, followed by a Malignant Melanoma Fellowship at New York University Medical Center. Dr Hennessey has continued his interest in cutaneous malignancies and HIV-related skin diseases in his clinical practice in New York City and the Hamptons for over 30 years.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  • Recognize the dermatological signs of acute HIV and those at risk for HIV.
  • Be more familiar with common dermatological presentations in chronic and advanced HIV disease.
  • Understand primary-care diagnosis and treatment approaches to common HIV-related dermatological problems, and when to refer to a specialist.

CME Information: Top of page

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on May 10, 2016 and will terminate May, 9, 2019.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.
  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
  • Accreditation Statement: Top of page

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure Statement: Top of page

    Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.
  • Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. N Patrick Hennessey (Presenter) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Hennessey submitted his slides in advance for adequate peer review, and will support his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.
  • Financial Support: Top of page

    This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.

    How to Obtain CME Credit: Top of page

    To obtain CME credit for this PRN program, please visit the PRN Video Channel at the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) web site. PRN and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) jointly sponsor PRN enduring materials for CME, and provide them at no cost to the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for broadcast through the CEI. We thank the NYSDOH for making our CME programs available to a wider audience, and hope you will also browse the many other educational opportunities offered by the CEI.

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