HIV Infection

Course Fee: $250

Early Registration: $225

CDE Credits: 7
November 2, 2019

Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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An Update on Management and Emerging Issues

Instructor

Fariba S. Younai, DDS
Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Oral Biology & Medicine, UCLA School of Dentistry

This course is a comprehensive overview of the current state of the HIV epidemic and the latest scientific and clinical discoveries in the field. The course provides an update on all the current HIV-related oral health issues, the medical management of HIV disease and its comorbidities, HIV prevention strategies and the psychosocial aspects of HIV risk and infection.

After completion of this lecture course, the participants will be able to identify the most common oral health issues related to HIV/AIDS in the era of HAART. In addition, they will be able to discuss the importance of oral health in the spectrum of HIV transmission risks and also as part of the HIV continuum of care.

Learning Objectives
  • The current patterns of the HIV epidemic
  • HIV pathogenesis
  • Immunologic aspects of HIV infection
  • Antiretroviral therapies and dental implications
  • HIV related oral diseases seen today
  • HIV transmission issues including oral transmission
  • The role of illicit substances such as crystal methamphetamine
  • Body piercing and tattoo practices

 

speakers/instructors and topics are subject to change without prior notice