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Addressing Stigma in HIV Care

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jun 23, 2014
  • Expires: Jun 22, 2017
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    (4 Ratings)


James L.  Sacco James L. Sacco, MSW, LCSW
JL Sacco Consulting
Atlanta, Georgia

Needs Statement

HIV stigma is common and is particularly high in rural communities. Providers need education on interventions/strategies to address the impact of stigma experienced by people living with AIDS.

Target Audience

Primary care providers, nurses, social workers, and pharmacists


Upon completion of this educational activity, you will be able to:
  • Identify at least three impacts of stigma on individuals at risk for HIV;
  • List at least four individual-level interventions providers can employ to enhance sensitivity to HIV stigma;
  • Name at least three practice-level strategies to minimize the impact of stigma on HIV-positive patient


The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Medical knowledge

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

Faculty Disclosure

No speaker or planner has any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose. Mr. Sacco will not discuss off-label use of a product.

Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.


In collaboration with Southern Central AIDS Education Telehealth Training Center.