Uniondale, NY

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Date(s) - June 24,2018
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Uniondale Marriott


Dr. Colleen Terriff, PharmD, MPH, AAHIVP

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Coordinator for Deaconess Hospital

Dr. Colleen Terriff has been a pharmacist for nearly 25 years and specializes in infectious diseases, immunizations, travel medicine, and emergency preparedness and response. She has provided and overseen vaccinations in a variety of settings. Colleen is certified by both the American Pharmacists Association and Washington State Pharmacy Association in adolescent and adult vaccinations and has created a pediatric immunization training program for pharmacists. She is trained faculty for Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center and recently won Speaker of the Year for the Spokane Pharmacy Association. She enjoys providing medication therapy and vaccination recommendations, drug information, and patient and health care provider education.


ACPE # 0043-9999-18-015-L02-P


1.  Recognize the etiology, modes of transmission, and prevention of HIV infection.

2.  State information about lab tests used to diagnose and monitor the course of HIV infection and progression of AIDS.

3.  Identify the concepts surrounding combination antiretroviral therapy.

4.  Given a patient case, recommend what to start for initial antiretroviral therapy.

5.  State current / future strategies for a potential cure.

6.  State risk for acquiring HIV through occupational exposure (PEP).

7.  Recommend an ART regimen for pregnant HIV+ mom in labor and for baby right after birth.

8.  Identify  the antiretroviral regimen for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce transmission.

9.  State the monitoring and counseling roles for pharmacist managing a patient prior to starting and during PrEP.

10.  Define 1st and 2nd prophylaxis in oppurtunistic infections.

11.  When given a patient case (i.e. mucocutaneous candidiasis, PCP, toxoplasmosis, MAC), recognize the symptoms and recommend the preferred treatment.


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