What to Do After Hepatitis C Virus Infection Cure

What to Do After Hepatitis C Virus Infection Cure

Registration for this event has closed.

Presenters

Marion G. Peters, MD
University of California San Francisco

Start

October 25, 2018 - 10:00 AM

End

October 25, 2018 - 11:15 AM

Overview

Assessment of Needs

The IAS–USA offers this state-of-the-art activity on the evolving challenges of managing HCV disease as part of a nationwide continuing medical education (CME) effort for physicians.

This webinar will cover the issues that persist after hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection cure and how practitioners can determine which patients should be monitored after cure. It will also discuss problems associated with fibrosis assessment after cure.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Assess the other common liver-related problems seen in patients who have had HCV infection
  • Describe the regression of fibrosis after sustained virologic response
  • Delineate potential liver-related health problems after cure of HCV infection
  • Describe aspects of liver disease that demand follow-up and management after cure

Registration

Who Should Attend

This advanced webinar is designed for clinical decision makers who are actively involved in HCV care and research.

This activity is also relevant for registered nurses, PharmDs, and other health professionals.

Individual registration is required, even if you are viewing as a group, in order to receive CME credit or a certificate of participation.

Registration closes on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 4:00 PM (PT).

Certificates will be available after the completion of the evaluation and claim form.

For more information or questions, please contact the registration department at registration“at”iasusa.org or 415-544-9400.

Conflicts of Interest

In the interest of maintaining the independence of its CME activities, and in accordance with the policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the IAS–USA requires all persons with control of content (eg, faculty, IAS–USA Board members, and program staff) to disclose any financial relationships that they or their spouses or partners have had with commercial companies within the past 12 months. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest of those parties are resolved prior to the CME activity being delivered. Individuals who refuse to disclose financial interests may not participate in an IAS–USA CME activity.

Dr Peters has no relevant financial affiliations to disclose. Her spouse is employed by Hoffman-La Roche. (Updated 09/28/18)

Continuing Education Credits

CME Credits

The International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The IAS–USA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credits

Educational Review Systems is an approved approver of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nursing Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  Provider # 5-115. This program is approved for 1.25 hours of continuing nursing education.

Educational Review Systems is also approved for nursing continuing education by the state of California, the state of Florida and the District of Columbia.

Pharmacy Credits

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education logoEducational Review Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is approved for 1.25 hours (0.125 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit. Proof of participation will be posted to your NABP CPE profile within 4 to 6 weeks to participants who have successfully completed the post-test. Participants must participate in the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit.
UAN # 0761-9999-18-311-L01-P

Grant Support

This activity is part of the IAS–USA national educational effort that is funded, in part, by charitable contributions from commercial companies. Per IAS–USA policy, any effort that uses commercial grants must receive grants from several companies with competing products. Funds are pooled and distributed to activities at the sole discretion of the IAS–USA. Grantors have no input into any activity, including its content, development, or selection of topics or speakers. Generous support for this activity has been received from the following contributors

PLATINUM SUPPORTER
Gilead Sciences, Inc

BRONZE SUPPORTER
AbbVie

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT
Merck

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