Management of HCV in Primary Care

Title

Management of HCV in Primary Care

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Division

South Atlantic

Hospital

Savannah

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

5-15-2019

Keywords

hepatitis c, family practice, physicians - primary care, disease management

Disciplines

Family Medicine | Medical Education | Medicine and Health Sciences | Virus Diseases

Abstract

Speaker: Bonzo Reddick, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Memorial Health University Medical Center

Savannah, GA

Purpose: This enduring material is designed to examine epidemiology, screening guidelines, and new treatment options for Hepatitis C (HCV) as well as the implementation of components of HCV management into primary care practice.

Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.

Format: This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:

Ø Apply appropriate screening guidelines for HCV in medical practice.

Ø Incorporate components of HCV management into primary care practice.

Ø Discuss the use of direct-acting antivirals in the treatment of chronic HCV infection.

Accreditation: HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:

Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts

Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts

Bonzo Reddick, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Speaker: No Conflicts

Beverly Upchurch, Education Manager: No Conflicts

Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts

Chris Roe, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts

Publication Dates:

Release Date: May 15, 2019

Expiration Date: May 15, 2021

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Participant Instructions to Earn CME Credit:

To successfully complete this activity, participants will:

  • View the presentation in this enduring material.
  • Complete the posttest (you must score an 80% or higher posttest pass rate)
  • Complete and submit the CME evaluation through this link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Reddick-HCV

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials, is 55 minutes. Each participant will receive a certificate of credit once the required documents are received. If you attended this program live, you are unable to receive credit twice.

Commercial Support

HCA Graduate Medical Education has not received any commercial support for this activity.

Management of HCV in Primary Care

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