In 2018 there were 37.9 million persons living with HIV worldwide, 1.7 million new infections and 770,000 deaths attributed to the illness. Strategies to reduce HIV transmissions include HIV testing, early treatment with antiretroviral therapy, pre exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV negative persons.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
Summarize the PrEP and nPEP guidelines
Identify appropriate laboratory tests, including appropriate intervals necessary for PrEP prescribing
Describe important considerations when implementing a community pharmacy PrEP program
Develop a plan that is appropriate for implementing a community pharmacy PrEP program at your site
Activity type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Learning level: 2
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours of CPE credit (0.20 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-20-156-H02-P.
To obtain credit for Implementing PrEP in the Pharmacy, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation, and then claim credit. Participants need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.
APhA's continuing pharmacy education policy allows two opportunities to successfully complete the continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that the questions may not appear in the same order as printed and only two attempts to pass the assessment will be granted. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is to not release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.
Initial release date: April 1, 2020
Expiration date: April 1, 2023
Implementing PrEP in the Pharmacy is a home-study continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association.
Maria I. Lopez, PharmD, AAHIVP, President of Clinical Services, Mission Wellness Pharmacy
Betty J. Dong, PharmD, FASHP, FAPhA, FCCP, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Robert M. Grant, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Katie Mahan, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, Kelly-Ross Pharmacy
There is no fee associated with this activity for members of the American Pharmacists Association. There is a $25 fee for nonmembers.
Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity. To view the Technology System Requirements, please visit our website.
|Activity Number||Credit Amount||Accreditation Period|
|ACPE# 0202-0000-20-156-H02-P||0.2 CEUs||April 01, 2020 - April 01, 2023|