Your Prep Course on PrEP: An Expert Describes Current Options for Preventing HIV

This presentation from pediatric infectious disease specialist Alexander Newman, MD, MSc, will get primary care providers up to date on oral and injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV, with reference tables to use in daily practice. Newman clarifies which meds have been shown effective for various populations and discusses how to ensure sensitive care for adolescents. He has answers to patients’ questions on safety, side effects and what happens if a dose is missed, and he lays out the testing protocols that must precede writing a prescription. Bonus: Learn about “on-demand” PrEP as well as DoxyPEP for preventing other STIs.

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Alexander M. Newman, MD, MS

Alexander M. Newman, MD, MS

Pediatric infectious disease physician

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