Jennifer Price, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
- Understand in whom screening for HCV is indicated.
- Understand how to test and evaluate for HCV.
- Understand components of evaluation prior to treatment initiation.
The target audience is health care professionals interested in HIV/HCV/STD/Drug User Health continuing medical education.
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Rochester Center for Nursing Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1.0 Nursing Contact Hours will be provided.
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This knowledge-based home study activity “Hepatitis C Testing and Pre-Treatment Evaluation”, ACPE #0044-9999-20-023-H01-P, will award 1.0 contact hours or 0.10 pharmacy education credit.
No partial credit will be awarded.
ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community. When discussing therapeutic options, speakers are requested to use only generic names. If they use a trade name, then those of several companies should be used. If a presentation includes discussion of any unlabeled or investigational use of a commercial product, speakers are required to disclose this to the participants.
No commercial funds have been received to support this educational activity.
Planning Committee and Speakers Disclosures:
A conflict of interest (COI) occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about healthcare products or services of a commercial interest with which she/he has a financial relationship and/or personal relationship.
The following planners and presenters of this CME activity have disclosed no relevant personal or financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this activity: Emily Scognamiglio, MPH; Angelica Ramirez, MPA; Jeffrey Weiss, PhD; Linda Wang, MD; Tatyana Kushner, MD; Monica Barbosu, MD, PhD; Oksana Babiy, BS; Tamara Eis, MS, RN-BC.
The following planners and presenters of this CNE/CME activity have disclosed relevant personal or financial relationships with commercial interests pertaining to this activity:
Presenter: Jennifer Price, MD, MPH, has had the following relevant financial relationships in the past 12 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Grant/Research Support- Gilead Sciences and Merck; Consultant- Theratechnologies; Ownership interest (spouse): Abbvie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Merck.
- This online video and post-activity evaluation are 60 min. in length.
- After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
- You must pass the quiz with a score of 80% or higher to receive the CE certificate/credit.
- If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CE certificate/credit.
Bibliographic Sources to Allow for Further Study:
- American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). (2020). Testing, Evaluation, and Monitoring of Hepatitis C.Retrieved via https://www.hcvguidelines.org/evaluate
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2020). Testing Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Infection. Retrieved via https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hcv/guidelinesc.htm
- New York State Department of Health.(2014). Hepatitis C Testing Law. Retrieved on April 13, 2020 via https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/1820.pdf.
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.(2019). Hepatitis C. Retrieved on April 13, 2020 via https://www.hhs.gov/opa/reproductive-health/fact-sheets/sexually-transmitted-diseases/hepatitis-c/index.html.
- United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF). (2020). Final Recommendation Statement: Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: Screening. Retrieved via https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/hepatitis-c-screening