AMCP Partner Session: Managed Care Perspective on HIV Prevention - A Public Health Priority

Pricing: Free for Members and Non-Members

This Partner Session is sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc and will not offer continuing pharmacy education credit. The purpose of this presentation is non-promotional in nature.

Course Description

This educational session will highlight opportunities to support quality of care initiatives towards HIV prevention, a public health priority. Epidemiological data on HIV prevention will be reviewed to include information available through AIDSVu*, an interactive online mapping tool, which serves to visualize the impact of the HIV epidemic on communities across the United States. Additionally, noteworthy national and local policies include the US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation statement on the Prevention of HIV Infection: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as well as state level legislation for pharmacy-based PrEP services. Examples of managed care/clinical initiatives will be reviewed.

Target Audience

Pharmacists who practice in managed care settings.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the public health relevance of HIV prevention with consideration to the epidemiological landscape data from AIDSVu*.
  2. Understand the implication for a national goal as well as local goals towards ending the HIV epidemic including the latest USPSTF Recommendation Statement for PrEP.
  3. Gain new perspectives on the role of managed care in quality of care opportunities through education and patient engagement programs, and other ways to address this public health priority *AIDSVu is presented by the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in partnership with Gilead.
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Jerika Lam, PharmD. APh, AAHIVP, FCSHP
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Chapman University School of Pharmacy

Patrick Sullivan, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM (Epi)
Professor of Epidemiology
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University


Diana Brixner, RPh, PhD, FAMCP
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Please note that this session is not accredited for continuing pharmacy education credit.


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