Decentralized HCV Care: A Perfect Position for Addiction Specialists
Jenna Butner MD, AAHIVM
Affiliate Medical Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Medicine
CUNY School of Medicine
This session was previously presented NCAD West 2021. If you claimed credit for this session at NCAD, you are not eligable to claim credit for this session again.
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This initiative is intended for the full multidisciplinary team of addiction professionals and all other stakeholders in addiction care teams, including: psychiatrists, primary care practitioners, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), psychiatric nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, therapists, counselors, social workers, addiction specialists, executive-level decision makers at mental health and substance use treatment organizations, public health officials, law enforcement personnel, and community advocates.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe the association between HCV infection and SUD and the importance of screening for HCV in patients with SUD;
- Implement strategies for screening for HCV and preventing HCV transmission in patients with SUD;
- Evaluate efficacy and safety data, as well as mechanism of action and administration differences, of current and emerging HCV therapies;
- Integrate personalized treatment strategies and collaborative multidisciplinary management into addiction care to improve management of HCV and SUD.
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Release Date: December 31, 2021
Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 60 minutes
There is no fee associated with this activity.
NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported "Decentralized HCV Care: A Perfect Position for Addiction Specialists" through educational grant support: AbbVie.
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Jenna Butner MD, AAHIVM has no financial relationships to disclose relating to the subject matter of this presentation.
William C. Torrey, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Geisel School of Medicine
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Douglas Noordsy, MD
Clinical Professor Director of Lifestyle Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, California
Dr. Torrey and Dr. Noordsy have disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC (nurse planner)
Associate Clinical Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Mr. Penn: Grant/Research Support—Usona Institute; Salary—Usona Institute.
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