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CME | Hep C Treatment for Persons Who Inject Drugs (Empire Liver Foundation)

March 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Empire Liver Foundation

Hep C Treatment in Persons Who Inject Drugs (PWID)
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 (4-5pm EST)
1 CME/CNE/CEU

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This webinar is designed to review the role of clinicians, including primary care providers, in successfully curing Hep C in PWID with a focus on the current simplified algorithm for management of Hep C, with special attention to the collaboration between navigation support staff and clinicians. There will be time for questions and answers during the session.

Speaker:
Sara Lorenz-Taki, MD
Medical Director
Greenwich House Methadone Maintenance Treatment

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the evidence of the effectiveness of treating chronic Hep C infections in PWID & the impact on health
  • Discuss the role & responsibilities of the Primary Care & Hep C providers in successfully curing Hep C in PWID
  • Review prevention & harm reduction strategies while on Hep C treatment
  • Discuss current algorithm for simplified treatment of Hep C

Questions? Contact Meg Chappell at the Empire Liver Foundation at megchappell@empireliverfoundation.org

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Details

Date:
March 16
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Venue

New York, NY United States

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