Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Current Controversies in Preventing HIV Maternal-to-Child Transmission

Recorded November 9, 2012 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:

John W. Sleasman, MD
Robert A. Good Professor and Chief of Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, USF College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Disclosure: The speaker has signed a disclosure form and indicated he has a relationship with NIH- Grant/Resource Funding. Dr. Sleasman will not discuss any manufacturer(s) of any commercial product/service in his presentation.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan A. Dumois, MD

Learning Objectives:

After attending this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Define the principles involved in preventing HIV mother-to-child transmission (MTCT).
  • Recognize the awareness of the risks and benefits of anti-retroviral (ARV) therapy when treating HIV-positive pregnant women.
  • Identify current DHHS recommendations in the use of Cesarean section and ARV to prevent HIV MTC.



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