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Hep C Treatment in People Who Inject Drugs (Empire Liver Foundation)
February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Hep C Treatment in People Who Inject Drugs
Wednesday, February 24th (11am-12pm EST)
This webinar is designed to review the role of clinicians, including primary care providers, in successfully curing Hep C in people who inject drugs (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: Briana Norton DO, MPH,
Assistant Prof. of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
Medical Director at NY Harm Reduction Educators
- Review the evidence of the effectiveness of treating chronic Hep C infections in PWID & the impact on health
- Discuss the role and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org