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American Academy of CME

Case Studies in Screening for and Addressing Depression in HIV Positive Clients: A STEP-HIV Initiative

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Overview / Abstract:

This webinar is the latest in a series of Special Training for Effective Providers in HIV (STEP-HIV) initiatives developed by ACTHIV and the American Academy of CME, Inc. to promote HIV workforce development through education for healthcare professionals who are in training or who are in practice but are new to HIV medicine.

After participating in the activity, learners should be better able to:
1. Explain major depression and the distinction between demoralization and depression
2. Discuss the increased risk for depression in patients with HIV
Identify the interactions between depression and other psychiatric co-morbidities in those with HIV
3. Explore strategies the healthcare team can utilize to better identify and address depression in their patients with HIV


Dec 05, 2018


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Social Work CE



Credits / Hours

American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this educational activity for 1.0 contact hours (0.2 Pharmacotherapeutic Contact Hours).


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of American Academy of CME, Inc., (Academy) and ACTHIV. American Academy of CME, Inc., is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. American Academy of CME, Inc, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Glenn J Treisman, MD, PhD
Eugene Meyer III Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine
Director of the AIDS Psychiatry Service
Co-Director of the Chronic Pain Treatment Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Infectious Disease, HIV / AIDS, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Psychiatry / Mental Health, Substance Abuse / Dependence

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Support for this activity has been made possible through
an educational grant from Gilead Sciences

Keywords / Search Terms

American Academy of CME, HIV/AIDs,Infectious disease, depression, mental health, MDD, Free CE, free CME, psychosocial

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