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South Carolina Hepatitis C and Substance Use Disorder Symposium


 
South Carolina Hepatitis C and Substance Use Disorder Symposium
Common Ground: Caring for Patients with HCV and Substance Use Disorder Co-Morbidities in SC Symposium
 
Saturday, May 21, 2022
 
 
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Registration Information: Participants must register to attend through the Southeast AETC website: https://www.seaetc.com/event/?ER_ID=86232
    There is no cost to attend
    If you have any questions, please call: 803-434-6430 ext. 21686
 
Target Audience:  This educational event is for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses and other health care professionals.
Overall Goal:  This is a collaborative effort of the Ending the Epidemics South Carolina (EtE SC) steering committee, the Department of Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS), and the SC HIV Clinical Training Center. This symposium will focus on the current substance use disorder (SUD) epidemic and its synergistic effect on Hepatitis C.
 
 
Agenda:
Time
Session
 9:00-9:10 am  Welcome and Greetings
 9:10-10:00 am  Examining the Synergistic Epidemics: Christina Gelardi, MPH, MCRP, PAHM; Marya Barker, MPH; Linda Brown, MPH
 10:00-10:30 am      Clinical Perspectives on SUD Treatment:  Alain Litwin, MD
 10:30-10:45 am  Break
 10:45-11:30 am
 Clinical Perspectives on Hepatitis C and SUD:  Divya Ahuja, MD, MRCP (London)
 11:30-12:15 pm  Panel Discussion: Exploring available resources: Speakers: All speakers will participate in the speaker panel
 12:15-12:30 pm  Question and Answer, Evaluations, and Adjournment
 
 

Date: May 21, 2022 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM

CE Hours

2.75

CE Units

0.275

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. Describe the trends in the rapidly changing substance use disorder crisis
  2. Provide the current epidemiological trends in HCV infection rates
  3. Examine the intersection of the Hepatitis and SUD Crises

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Christina Gelardi, MPH, MCRP, PAHM
Public Health Analyst for Overdose Response Strategy, CDC Foundation

Linda Brown, MPH
Overdose Prevention Coord/Infectious Disease Consultant, SC DAODAS

Marya Barker, MPH
Director, Core Surveillance Section, SC DHEC

Activity Number

0062-9999-22-119-L01-P
Date: 05/21/22
Time: 09:10 AM - 10:00 AM

CE Hours

0.75
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss best practice for screening for SUD in clinical practice
  2. Introduce expanding access to treatment options

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Alain Litwin, MD, MPH, MS
Executive Director, Addiction Research Center; Vice Chair of Academics and Research, Prisma Health; Professor of Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine–Greenville; Professor of Medicine, Clemson University School of Health Research

Activity Number

0062-9999-22-120-L01-P
Date: 05/21/22
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

CE Hours

0.50
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss screening for patients with HCV and SUD co-morbidities
  2. Describe expanded treatment options for HCV
  3. Evaluate treatment failure vs re-infection

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Divya Ahuja, MD, MCRP
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine; UofSC School of Medicine

Activity Number

0062-9999-22-121-L01-P
Date: 05/21/22
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

CE Hours

0.75
 

 

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss local resources available for SUD treatment, recovery
  2. Describe current opioid response projects in SC
  3. Describe resources available for HCV curative treatment

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Alain Litwin, MD, MPH, MS
Executive Director, Addiction Research Center; Vice Chair of Academics and Research, Prisma Health; Professor of Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine–Greenville; Professor of Medicine, Clemson University School of Health Research

Christina Gelardi, MPH, MCRP, PAHM
Public Health Analyst for Overdose Response Strategy, CDC Foundation

Divya Ahuja, MD, MCRP
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine; UofSC School of Medicine

Linda Brown, MPH
Overdose Prevention Coord/Infectious Disease Consultant, SC DAODAS

Marya Barker, MPH
Director, Core Surveillance Section, SC DHEC

Activity Number

0062-9999-22-122-L01-P
Date: 05/21/22
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

CE Hours

0.75