Community Liver Alliance is offering a CME training on Treating Hepatitis C in Primary Care settings!
Who Should Attend?
This program is directed to primary care physicians, specialists (Infectious Disease, Gastroenterology, Hepatology), advanced practice provides, nurses, public health professionals, drug and alcohol counselors, care coordinators, advocates and other allied health care workers involved in the healthcare of patients who have risk factors for Viral Hepatitis C (HCV) particularly people who inject drugs.
The goal of this course module is to help clinicians and other service providers understand the local and regional picture of HCV, 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 and as it relates to the opioid use disorder epidemic.
Goals and Objectives
1.) Increase HCV testing, diagnosis, counseling and treatment.
2.) Providers will understand how to diagnose and treat HCV and successful linkage to care will increase
3.) Understand the effectiveness and efficacy of HCV treatment for patients and the community.
For more information and to schedule a training program contact the Community Liver Alliance
(412) 501-3CLA or Suzanna@communityliveralliance.org
100 W. Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219