Managing Dental Patients With HIV
The dental team can play an important role in all phases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care continuum — from diagnosis to disease management.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the treatment cascade in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
- Identify how the dental team can help patients with HIV maintain their health.
- Explain the basic tenets of treating patients with HIV.
- Detail the role that dental practices can play in HIV testing.
This course was issued in the November/December 2015 issue and expires 12/31/18. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.