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South Carolina HCV Update 2020


South Carolina HCV Update
 
Saturday, October 17, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Online broadcast through Zoom© video-conferencing
 
Registration Information: 
    Participants must register to attend through the Southeast AETC website: https://www.seaetc.com/event/?ER_ID=71984
    There is no cost to attend, but you must register by Friday, October 16th to reserve your space. If you have any questions, please contact adrena.harrison@uscmed.sc.edu.
 
Target Audience:  This educational event is for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses and other health care professionals that treat HCV and HIV.
Overall Goal:  To enhance the capacity of participants to deliver high-quality care to individuals living with Hepatitis C.
Educational Methods:  Lecture presentations with time for questions and answers will be used along with case-base discussions to facilitate the exchange of information and audience participation.
 
Agenda:
Time
Session
 9:00-9:05 am  Welcome and Introduction of Speakers
 9:05-9:50 am  Diagnosing and Staging HCV:  Eric Meissner, MD, PhD
 9:50-10:35 am  HCV Treatment Update: Divya Ahuja, MD
 10:35-10:40 am  Break
 10:40-11:25 am  HCV and Substance Abuse Disorder:  Alain Litwin, MD, MPH, MS
 11:25-11:55 am  Interdisciplinary Care for the HCV Patient: Caroline Derrick, PharmD, BCPS
 11:55-12:00 pm  Break
 12:00-12:30 pm  Interactive Session:  HCV Case Studies:  HCV Speaker Panel; Moderator 
 12:30-12:45 pm  Question and Answers, Evaluation, Adjourn

Date: Oct 17, 2020 09:00 AM - 12:45 PM

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

3.25

CE Units

0.325

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Co-Sponsor(s)

USCSOM-PH CME Organization

Requirements for CE Credit

Pharmacists must sign in at the beginning of the program, only claim credit for the sessions that they attended and participated in, in their entirety and then complete the online evaluation (with correct NABP ID and day/month of birth) within 30 days of event to ensure credit is transmitted to the CPE monitor. No partial credit will be awarded. Any credit claimed greater than 60 days will be rejected by the NABP CPE Monitor.

 

 

 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss current screening recommendations and modalities for diagnosing HCV infection
  2. Distinguish acute HCV infection, chronic HCV infection, and cleared HCV infection
  3. Discuss strengths and limitations of non-invasive modalities to stage liver disease in chronic HCV infection

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Eric Meissner, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical University of South Carolina

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-055-L01-P
Date: 10/17/20
Time: 09:05 AM - 09:50 AM

CE Hours

0.75
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss emerging developments in Hepatitis C
  2. Discuss appropriate treatment regimens for Hepatitis C

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Divya Ahuja, MD, MCRP
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, USC School of Medicine, Department of Internal Med

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-056-L01-P
Date: 10/17/20
Time: 09:50 AM - 10:35 AM

CE Hours

0.75
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss evidence-based models of care for improving HCV cascade of care for HCV-infected people who inject drugs
  2. Identify simplified treatment paradigms for treating HCV-infected people who inject drugs
  3. Describe rates of HCV reinfection among HCV-infected people who inject drugs and strategies to reduce these reinfection rates

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Alain Litwin, MD, MPH, MS
Chair of Academics and Research, Prisma Health/USC SOM Greenville

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-057-L01-P
Date: 10/17/20
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:25 AM

CE Hours

0.75
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Outline and apply the HCV care continuum utilizing a patient case
  2. Identify unique medication-related issues within the HCV population 

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Caroline Derrick, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Internal Medicine, USC School of Medicine

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-058-L01-P
Date: 10/17/20
Time: 11:25 AM - 11:55 AM

CE Hours

0.50
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Recognize clinical manifestations of HCV infection

Activity Number

0062-9999-20-059-L01-P
Date: 10/17/20
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

CE Hours

0.50