This activity was developed for primary care physicians and health care professionals in the primary care field who manage patients with HCV and wish to improve standard practice care.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
Describe the epidemiology and natural history of chronic hepatitis C
Analyze the increased risk of HCV in persons who use drugs (PWUD)
Summarize the CDC and AASLD/IDSA recommendations relating to HCV screening and diagnosis
Describe current treatment options for chronic hepatitis C
Physician Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
All individuals in control of the content of continuing education activities provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (ACHS) are required to disclose to the audience any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentation or enduring material. Full disclosure of all commercial relationships must be made in writing to the audience prior to the activity. Charles Willis, Director of Continuing Education, consults for Pfizer, Inc. All other staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation have no relationships to disclose.
Learner Assurance Statement
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest issues that could arise as a result of individuals who control activity content and who have significant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to retaining only those individuals with financial interests that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity.
Americans with Disabilities Act
The event staff will be glad to assist you with any special requirements (i.e. physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact us prior to the event at 888-565-5321.