Jointly provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and DKBmed, LLC.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, and other health care providers involved in screening and treating people in Asia for HIV

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe the importance of screening for HIV and rapid ART initiation in people with HIV
  • Address challenges that may interfere with HIV diagnosis and management, including stigma and pregnancy planning
  • Evaluate how comorbidities affect HIV treatment selection and patient outcomes. 
  • Evaluate treatment options for people with drug-resistant HIV and the benefits of newer medications for people with multidrug-resistant HIV

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and DKBmed, LLC. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Physician Assistant Education

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

Faculty / Presenter Reported Financial Relationship

Tanyaporn Wansom, MD, PhD

  • None

Ellen Eaton, MD, MSPH, FIDSA

  • HIV Scholarship: Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Planners and Managers

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The DKBmed planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

Disclosure of Support  

The two-part Patient Voices: HIV & Treatment in Asia program is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Request for Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CE credit for this activity.
If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please complete the evaluation.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding the certification of this activity, please contact PIM via email at [email protected]. For technical issues, please contact [email protected]