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Universal Hepatitis C Screening among Pregnant Persons to Reduce Stigma and Advance Elimination

Universal Hepatitis C Screening among Pregnant Persons to Reduce Stigma and Advance Elimination
Date: October 19, 2022 - October 19, 2022
Time: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Venue: Webinar

Speaker: Tatyana Kushner, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Liver Diseases, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe NYSDOH Clinical Guidelines for Pregnancy and HCV, and the rationale for universal HCV screening among pregnant persons
  • Discuss clinical management of pregnant persons who screen positive for HCV
  • Review HCV screening and treatment recommendations for infants born to mothers living with HCV
  • Review the connection between HCV and substance use among pregnant persons
  • Understand stigma and bias associated with HCV and substance use among pregnant persons, and identify methods to reduce them
  • List New York State resources for the clinical management of pregnant persons with HCV and SUD

CME & CNE Available!

To Register: Click Here!

Questions? Contact charlotte.miller@mountsinai.org