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July 22nd Webinar “Hepatitis C in California: The Role of the Primary Care Team”

Please encourage your primary care staff to attend the “Hepatitis C in California: The Role of the Primary Care Team” Webinar on July 22nd.

This free 90-minute webinar will provide:

  1. An overview of national hepatitis C epidemiology and explain the scope of the epidemic in California;
  2. Hepatitis C testing recommendations and the role of primary care physicians/teams in hepatitis C screening, diagnosis, and care; and
  3. A case study on initiating a baby boomer hepatitis C screening that incorporates a protocol for primary care providers to screen and refer patients for care.

 

Speakers include:

Rachel McLean, MPH, Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator, California Department of Public Health, will provide an overview of national hepatitis C epidemiology and explain the scope of the epidemic in California.

Marshall Kubota, MD, regional medical director for Partnership Health Plan, in Sonoma County, will describe the current national hepatitis C testing recommendations and the role of primary care physicians/teams in hepatitis C screening, diagnosis, and care.

Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, and co-chair, Hepatitis C Allies of Philadelphia (HepCAP) will share her experience initiating a baby boomer HCV screening initiative that incorporates a protocol for primary care providers to screen and refer patients for care.

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
1.5 AAFP Prescribed credits
1.5 California Bureau of Registered Nursing credits

Sponsored by the California Academy of Family Physicians, National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, Project Inform & the California Hepatitis Alliance.

 Register here: https://familydocs.secure.force.com/events/CnP_PaaS_EVT__ExternalRegistrationPage?event_id=a1uj0000000ng6VAAQ