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Hepatitis C Testing and Pre-Treatment Evaluation

Original Release Date: 8/18/2020
Termination Date: 08/18/2023
Review Date: 12/18/2020
  • Jennifer Price, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of California San Francisco
Learning Objectives / Desired Outcomes
At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:
  1. Understand in whom screening for HCV is indicated.
  2. Understand how to test and evaluate for HCV.
  3. Understand components of evaluation prior to treatment initiation.
Presenter Bio
Jennifer Price, MD
Jennifer Price, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UCSF and Director of the UCSF Viral Hepatitis Center. Dr. Price received her MD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and her PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research focuses on examining the contributions of novel and traditional factors associated with liver disease and fibrosis progression in large observational HIV cohorts, with or without viral hepatitis. She is the Director of the UCSF HCV Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcome (ECHO) Program and the DeLIVER Care Van, a mobile medical unit aimed at improving the HCV care cascade in Northern California.
Continuing Education Credit

The target audience is health care professionals interested in HIV/HCV/STD/Drug User Health continuing medical education.

Accreditation Statement


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.

Disclosure Statement

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, MPHhas 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.

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