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Hepatitis C Champions Training Virtual Conference - January 2022

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Become a Hep C champion! Join us for a free virtual zoom training to learn about HCV and how to become an effective treater.

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Lectures Include:

  • Epidemiology and Screening
  • Liver Evaluation and Staging
  • Special Populations and The authorized generic Epclusa
  • Streamlined Test and Treat Algorithm

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This lecture series will instruct providers how to test and treat Hepatitis C as part of the brand new "Hep C Free LA" initiative. The Louisiana Department of Health has launched a first-of-its-kind elimination strategy to fight one of the largest public health issues the nation faces. During the course of this conference participants will learn about the sweeping changes in the care of people living with HCV, the current epidemiological trends of HCV and screening recommendations, the methodology for non-invasive liver assessment, and about the state’s preferred drug for treatment. Providers who attend will be fully prepared to start caring for people living with HCV with our expertly assembled streamlined test and treat algorithm.

CME credits will be available for all participants.

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Ochsner Clinic Foundation and Louisiana Department of Health. The Ochsner Clinic Foundation is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for providers.

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The Ochsner Clinic Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Providers should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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