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New Jersey Viral Hepatitis Summit

Hepatitis Foundation International

Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EST)

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The Hepatitis Foundation International (HFI) announces a 1-Day professional education and training Summit for healthcare professionals and others working with people who are affected by or infected with viral hepatitis. HFI's Viral Hepatitis Summits are recognized for offering high value for its conference participants and exhibitors, and offers participants the opportunity to raise the visibility of their company and reach key healthcare professionals and others working with those affected by viral hepatitis.

Program Objectives:

  • Discuss and highlight statewide hepatitis prevention and education activities
  • Describe hepatitis B prevention and treatment including treatment monitoring, side effect management and support needs.
  • Describe expectations for hepatitis C treatment evaluation, management, duration, and outcomes.
  • Discuss common lab tests related to viral hepatitis and their interpretation
  • Identify three recommendations for improved patient/client psychological outcomes for management of hepatitis C.
  • Describe practice challenges in treating a patient co-infected with hepatitis C/ HIV and how this impacts HIV positive individuals
  • Discuss substance abuse and co-occurring sexual risk behaviors for viral hepatitis (HAV, HBV, and HCV)

Continuing Education Credits

HFI’s Viral Hepatitis Summits have been reviewed and approved to award continuining education units through these organizations. Each summit registration will detail the contact hours available.

  • RN’s : Maryland Nursing Association
  • PA’s : American Association of Physician Assistants
  • CPH’s:  National Board of Public Health Examiners
  • Addiction Professionals: National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • Physician CME:  Clincal Directors Network (approved provider by the Accreditation Council for Continuining Medical Education)
  • CHES: National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
 

Contact the Hepatitis Foundation International at 1-800-891-0707
 or email summits@hepatitisfoundation.org 
for more details.

Have questions about New Jersey Viral Hepatitis Summit? Contact Hepatitis Foundation International

When & Where


Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
515 US Highway 1 South
Iselin, NJ 08830

Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EST)


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Hepatitis Foundation International

The Hepatitis Foundation International (HFI) addresses multiple healthcare concerns to help Americans stay healthy by promoting Liver Wellness in our society. The mission of HFI is to promote liver wellness, healthy lifestyles, and help reduce the incidence of preventable diseases including: obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, hepatitis, HIV, and substance abuse.

To accomplish this goal, we provide education, training programs, and materials for the public, patients, health educators and medical professionals.

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