HCV Current Initiative Training and Events

July 2017 through August 2017 events

07/12/2017 » Increasing Hepatitis C Knowledge among Behavioral Health, Opioid Treatment Program, and Medical Providers Web Training Series, Part 1 (Background and Rationale, Populations at Risk, Hepatitis C Infection
The Pacific Southwest ATTC is hosting a three‐part web training series to provide behavioral health, opioid treatment program, and medical providers in HHS Region 9 with an overview of hepatitis C, featuring behavioral and clinical perspectives to inform practice. Part 1 provides information on Hepatitis C infection (HCV) as a major public health issue including present and long term impact to populations at risk, and the challenges and potential strategies to help address them. Part 1 also provides an overview of Hep C infection, disease conditions associated with HCV but typically not recognized in health care, and correlating modes with populations potentially at risk for infection.
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07/13/2017 » Increasing Hepatitis C Knowledge for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Providers
The training modules cover opportunities for promoting HCV screening and testing, strategies for linking patients to treatment, available treatment options, and patient considerations for treatment.
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