HCV & HIV/HCV Management Update for HIV Primary Care Providers

Andrew J. Muir, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Director, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research Group
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

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About the Presenter: Top of page

Andrew Muir attended Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas for his undergraduate education, which was followed by medical school at Duke University. He went on to complete his internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Duke, and he also served as chief resident at the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Muir joined the faculty in the Division of Gastroenterology at Duke in 2000. He joined the faculty at DCRI and worked closely with his mentor, Dr. John McHutchison, to establish the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research program at the DCRI. Through his work at the DCRI, Dr. Muir has participated in the development programs of many of the direct acting antiviral agents that have revolutionized hepatitis C care. He assumed the leadership of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research program at DCRI in 2010 and has expanded the research portfolio to include other liver disorders and gastroenterology outcomes.In addition to his achievements as a clinician and researcher, Dr. Muir has also received acclaim for his teaching at Duke, where he has received the Golden Apple Teaching Award, the Eugene A. Stead, Jr. Teaching Award, the Joseph Greenfield, Jr., MD Mentor Award, and the Paul Killenberg Teaching Award.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  • Understand risk of liver morbidity following HCV treatment.
  • Appreciate strategies for evaluation of fibrosis.
  • Be aware of upcoming therapies for HCV.

CME Information: Top of page

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on June 20, 2017 and will terminate June 19, 2020.

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. Muir (Presenter) has had the following personal financial relationships in the past 12 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Grant or contract supports research and university salary, and consulting with Merck, BMS, Janssen, Abbvie, and Gilead; Advisory Board of Abbvie, and Gilead. Dr. Muir 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

    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 Courses Page 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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