New HCV Therapies | Anthony Albanese, MD

Many patients with chronic HCV are undiagnosed and untreated, and most of these became infected as a result of drug use. Addiction treatment providers need to learn the importance of screening for HCV along with the risks, benefits, and cure rates using the newest available medication treatment regimens   

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CREDIT

PHYSICIANS: The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  CSAM takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

CSAM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program can apply a maximum of 0.5 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing the Review Course.

Continuing education credit is also available for nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, physician assistants, therapists, and drug abuse counselors. 

Target Audience

  • Addiction medicine specialists who want an overview of the latest developments in the field and their relevance to clinical practice
  • Primary care clinicians who want to get a better understanding of addiction and manage patients with addictions in their practice
  • Public health officials who want an understanding of the current state of addiction treatment
  • Non-physicians who are involved in the treatment of addiction

Learning Objectives

  • Understand epidemiology of HCV and progress in treatment over the past 20 years.
  • Be able to apply HCV screening techniques to your addiction medicine/psychiatry practice.
  • Describe how newly approved Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs) impact HCV lifecycle.
  • Learn about Sustained Viral Response Rates (SVR), risks, limitations ,side effects and benefits of combined therapy DAA regimens.
  • Briefly mention non-FDA approved future directions for HCV therapy.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA Category 1
Course opens: 
11/30/2015
Course expires: 
11/29/2018
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
0
Speaker

Anthony Albanese, MD, Chief, Hepatology Division, VA Northern California Healthcare System, Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC Davis Medical School

Dr. Albanese is on the speakers bureau for Gilead, AbbVie, Genentech, and Merck 

Planners
Sharone Abramowitz, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Anthony Albanese, MD, FASAMSpeakers bureau for Gilead, AbbVie, Genentech, and Merck 
Chwen-Yuen (Angie) Chen, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Helen Py Driscoll, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Chris Fritsch, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Murtuza Ghadiali, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Anna Lembke, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Claudia Landau, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Jean Marsters, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Thomas Meeks, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
David Pating, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Kenneth Saffier, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Ingeborg Schafhalter-Zoppoth, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose
Tauheed Zaman, MDNo relevant financial Relationship to disclose

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA Category 1

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/30/2015
Course expires: 
11/29/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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