Accreditation Information

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

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim 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 and Medical knowledge

CME for ABIM MOC
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Pharmacy

ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UANs 0022-0000-19-033-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-034-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-035-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-036-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-037-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-038-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-039-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-040-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-041-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-042-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-043-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-044-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-045-L02-P, 0022-0000-19-046-L02-P, and 0022-0000-19-047-L02-P and will award 14.25 contact hours (1.425 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

Nursing
Nurses seeking continuing education credit for this activity can claim a Certificate of Attendance online after the activity (instructions will be provided at the activity) and submit it along with the required documentation and fee to the Kentucky Board of Nursing. The Individual Request for Review of Continuing Education Activity form is available online at http://kbn.ky.gov/ce/Documents/ceindreview.pdf

Dentistry
This live course meets regulatory requirements for 13.29 hours credit as permitted by 201 KAR 8:532 for dentists and 201 KAR 8:562 for dental hygienists.

Social Work
The Kentucky Board of Social Work has approved this activity for 7 credit hours. KBSW 2019022.

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 14.25 hours of participation.

Objectives

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

  • Explain appropriate HCV treatment regimens based on subtype, drug interactions, and patient characteristics
  • Discuss linking patients with Hepatitis C to proper care
  • Review management of Hepatitis C
  • Outline importance of Hepatitis C treatment, follow-up, and reinfection

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, and social workers who currently provide or who could potentially provide care services to PLWHA or HCV.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.