PrEParing for Tomorrow: A Pharmacist’s Guide to HIV Prevention

PrEParing for Tomorrow: A Pharmacist’s Guide to HIV Prevention

This course addresses the ongoing challenges of HIV in the United States and promotes a pre-exposure service in the pharmacy as a vital tool for HIV prevention and an overall contribution to public health. Specifically, our faculty expert will review current statistics related to HIV prevention, reveal disparities in HIV incidence and access to prevention, and highlight critical information for pharmacists to know about PrEP therapy. Learners will be equipped with the skills to identify high-risk individuals, compare FDA-approved regimens, counsel on side effects, establish monitoring parameters, and recommend appropriate PrEP therapy and HIV prevention methods for patients.

Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Differentiate between pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and other HIV prevention methods
2. Identify populations that can benefit from PrEP, including key risk factors
3. Compare and contrast the FDA-approved regimens for PrEP
4. Discuss key counseling and monitoring parameters for those on PrEP
5. Based on a patient case, recommend PrEP therapy for a patient

Kelsea Aragon, PharmD, PhC, BCACP, CDCES
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

Bernadette Jakeman, PharmD, PhC, BCPS, AAHIVP
Associate Professor
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

Dr. Aragon and Dr. Jakeman have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: November 14, 2023
Planned Expiration Date: November 14, 2026

Copyright 2023, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-23-299-H01-P
Application-based CPE Activity

CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at

¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

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