PCP HCV Treatment Training Program:

Treating Hepatitis C in a Primary Care Setting

Virtually from 5:30-8:30 p.m. EST on

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Registration is free!

Who Should Attend

This program is directed to primary care physicians, specialists (ID, Gastro, Hepatology), nurses, public health, Drug and Alcohol counselors, care coordinators, advocates and other allied health care workers involved in the healthcare of patients who have risk factors for Hepatitis C particularly people who inject drugs.

 

Program Overview

The goal of this course module is to help clinicians and other service providers understand the local and regional picture of viral hepatitis, understand HCV screening recommendations, current treatment options, the diagnosis, how to treat hcv patients, and specific issues with vulnerable populations especially people who inject drugs, the opioid use disorder.

 
Learning Objectives

At course completion, attendees should be able to:

Performance

Increase HCV testing, diagnosis, counseling and treatment.

 

Competency

Successful linkage to HCV care will increase. Providers will understand how to diagnose and treat HCV.

 

Increase Knowledge

Understand the effectiveness and efficacy of HCV treatment for patients and the community.

 

Faculty Listing

Alison Kost, RN

Program Director

Community Liver Alliance

 

Divya Venkat, MD

Center for Inclusion Health

Allegheny Health Network

Gina D’Aiello, PA-C 

Physician Assistant, Clinical Educator

Rebecca Altman, MPH, CRNP, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, AAHIVM (9/13 and 9/23)

 

Suzanna Masartis

CEO

Community Liver Alliance

*Industry partners must have an exhibit to attend the program. You can purchase your exhibit registration by contacting Amy Logston at amy@communityliveralliance.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Please note: Everyone that registers, needs to also complete this pre-test prior to the event date: click here to access the pre-test survey.

Following the program(s), please complete this online evaluation

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