Volume 5, Issue 5: The Key to Hepatitis C Elimination: Eradication from Persons with Substance Use Disorders.

e-Viral Hepatitis Review is a monthly CE series for nurses, nurse practitioners, and others involved in the care of patients with Hepatitis. It provides updates on the latest research, best practices, and issues currently under debate, as well as a concise review of relevant journal literature.

(Volume 5, Issue 5)

Target Audience

Nurses and health care professionals involved in the care of patients with Hepatitis.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Recognize that HCV screening and linkage to care programs should target venues (ie, health care settings, substance use treatment facilities, needle exchange programs) where large numbers of HCV seropositive individuals congregate.
  • Explain why the clinical outcomes of HCV make it crucially important for providers and patients to adhere to HCV screening recommendations.
  • Describe the factors associated with need for further HCV evaluation and retention in HCV management.
 

 

Additional information
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/13/2017
Course expires: 
07/12/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Andrew H. Talal, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Director
Center for Clinical Care and Research in Liver Disease
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Medicine
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
 
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/13/2017
Course expires: 
07/12/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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