HCV & Substance Misuse

Screening/Testing for HCV

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 0.75
    • Other: 0.75
    • CPHCE: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Sep 8, 2019
  • Expires: Sep 7, 2022
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    45 Minutes
  • Average User Rating:
    (6 Ratings)

Faculty

Arthur Y-Shin Kim Arthur Y-Shin Kim, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Viral Hepatitis Clinic, Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Viral Hepatitis Clinic (Infectious Diseases)
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Needs Statement

The USPSTF recommends screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in persons at high risk for infection. The USPSTF also recommends offering 1-time screening for HCV infection to adults born between 1945 and 1965.

Target Audience

Health care providers screening for HCV

Objectives

Upon completion of this education activity, participants will be able to:

  • Review basics of transmission of hepatitis C
  • Identify key groups for screening

Accreditation

CME
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center University of Kentucky College of Public Health (KIPRC). The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 0.75 hours of participation.

CPHCE
University of Kentucky College of Public Health certifies that this educational activity was designated for 1.00 hour of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit. This course is approved for continuing education by the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. ()

Faculty Disclosure

No speaker or planners have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speaker. In some cases, the presentation might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. The speaker will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky and Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center University of Kentucky College of Public Health (KIPRC).

In collaboration with Kentucky Aids Education Training Center (KY AETC).