Tuesday, March 5 2019
2:00 pm ET
HepCAP co-chair Jack will be speaking on treatment policy changes and how the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is expanding resources for screening and treatment!
Topics covered in Part 1: HCV Programming in Community Health Centers:
- Comprehensive onsite treatment and provider resources
- Importance of universal screening in health centers
- HCV treatment policy changes and how the Public Health Department is expanding resources for screening and treatment
This 4-part NNCC Learning Collaborative is geared towards providers, health center staff and administration, and clinical directors.
This training is pending for up to 4.0 prescribed credit hours by the American Academy of Family Physicians. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AAFP CME toward it member continuing education requirements. Participants are eligible to receive one (1) CME/CNE credit per module. Up to four (4) credits are available.
The Learning Collaborative will walk participants through the steps to onboard a universal HCV screening program for patients 18 and older, while providing onsite treatment and behavioral health services. It will also provide tools to critically assess the costs and benefits associated with enhanced, comprehensive care. Dr. Michael Halpern, Associate Professor at the Temple University College of Public Health, will discuss the HCV cost-benefit calculator developed with Public Health Management Corporation and NNCC to evaluate results from universal screening and enhanced care at health centers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.