Update on Cardiovascular Disease Risk, Management and Prevention in HIV

Dan R. Drozd, MD
Acting Instructor, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Center for AIDS Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Co-Lead, NA-ACCORD CVD Working Group

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About the Presenter: Top of page

Dan Drozd is an Acting Instructor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington and maintains a clinical HIV practice in Harborview Medical Center’s Madison Clinic. Dr. Drozd is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine training at the University of California, San Francisco and Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the University of Washington. Prior to attending medical school he worked for software start-up companies designing and implementing large scale data systems and designed and developed the software and database architecture used for the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS) and the North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD). He is a member of both the CNICS and NA-ACCORD Data Management Cores and the NA-ACCORD Cardiovascular Disease working group. His research interests include the epidemiology and mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in HIV and he is the lead investigator on several NA-ACCORD and CNICS studies examining CVD in HIV.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  • Understand the importance of traditional and HIV-related risk factors for atherosclerotic myocardial infarctions.
  • Be aware of what we know (and don’t know) about cardiovascular disease risk stratification, prevention, and management including statin use and ART in HIV.
  • Appreciate accruing knowledge about other non-MI cardiovascular disease events, including strokes and sudden cardiac death.

CME Information: Top of page

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on April 14, 2015 and will terminate April, 2018.

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. Drozd (Presenter) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Drozd will support his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and will submit his slides in advance for adequate peer review.
  • Financial Support: Top of page

    To obtain CME credit for this and other PRN programs, please visit the PRN Video Channel at the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) web site http://www.ceitraining.org/prn-video/. 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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