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Academy Definition of an HIV Specialist

Summer 2001

  • Current and valid M.D., D.O., P.A., N.P., or Pharm.D. license to practice in your state

  • Have clinically managed at least 20 HIV patients in the past two years

  • Demonstrate continuous professional development by one of three ways:

    1. Successfully completing the ID Board certification or maintenance of certification (recertification) examination for the current year (M.D.s and D.O.s); or

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    2. Completing annually at least 30 hours of HIV-related CME Category 1 credits*; or

    3. Completing annually at least 15 hours of HIV-related CME Category 1 credits* plus passing the HCME (HIV Medicine Competency Exam) -- a self-assessment tool, a short web-based/take-home exam weighted to emphasize the 28 most recent Educational Objectives

*Continuing Education Units for D.O.s, N.P.s, P.A.s, and Pharm.D.s.


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