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Hepatitis C: New Paradigms for Evaluation & Management

Dr. Naudia Jonassaint discusses the new paradigms in regards to the evaluation and management of Hepatitis C. She reviews the basic epidemiology & scope of Hepatitis C, appropriate screening for Hepatitis C, basic Hepatitis C treatment options , identification of special populations, and post SVR Monitoring. 

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize basic epidemiology and scope of Hepatitis C
  • Recognize appropriate screening for Hepatitis C
  • Recognize basic Hepatitis C treatment options

Reading Resources:

  1. Patients should be screened for HCV according to birth cohort and risk factors
  2. Smith BD, et al. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2012;61:1-32.
  3. Moyer VA; US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159:349-357
  4. Zein NN, et al.Ann Intern Med. 1996;125:634-639.                

Disclosures:

Dr. Jonassaint has reported no relevant relationships with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

ABIM MOC Part 2 Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to .75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

To receive your ABIM MOC Part 2 credit, you will need to complete the post-test and evaluation process and provided your date of birth and ABIM number, along with the other required fields.

Release Date: 3/15/2017 | Last Modified On: 3/15/2017 | Expires: 3/16/2020

Presenter

Naudia Jonassaint, MD

Naudia Jonassaint, MD Center for Liver Diseases (CLD) - Primary Hepatology Patient Center
UPMC Montefiore
3459 Fifth Ave.
7 South
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone: (412) 647-1170
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