HCV Current Initiative Training and Events

June 2017 through July 2017 events

06/08/2017 » Increasing Helatitis C Knowledge for Behavioral Health and Medical Providers - Puerto Rico
Covers opportunities for promoting HCV screening and testing, strategies for linking persons to available treatment options and considerations for treatment.
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06/16/2017 » Increasing Helatitis C Knowledge for Behavioral Health and Medical Providers - Puerto Rico
Covers opportunities for promoting HCV screening and testing, strategies for linking persons to available treatment options and considerations for treatment.
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06/22/2017 » Increasing Hepatitis C Knowledge for Behavioral Health and Medical Providers
This six-hour training is intended for behavioral and health care professionals working within any setting. This five-module curriculum was developed to instruct behavioral and health care practitioners on opportunities for promoting Hepatitis C (HCV) and substance use disorder (SUD) screening and testing, linking patients to Hepatitis C health care, and to inform treatment options and patient considerations. Requirements for the course, participants: 1) should have a background in behavioral health and infectious diseases, and 2) must have baseline knowledge of current and emerging trends in screening, testing, diagnosis, and treatment of HCV, and 3) identify two strategies for creating culturally affirming interactions
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07/12/2017 » Increasing Hepatitis C Knowledge among Behavioral Health, Opioid Treatment Program, and Medical Providers Web Training Series, Part 1 (Background and Rationale, Populations at Risk, Hepatitis C Infection
The Pacific Southwest ATTC is hosting a three‐part web training series to provide behavioral health, opioid treatment program, and medical providers in HHS Region 9 with an overview of hepatitis C, featuring behavioral and clinical perspectives to inform practice. Part 1 provides information on Hepatitis C infection (HCV) as a major public health issue including present and long term impact to populations at risk, and the challenges and potential strategies to help address them. Part 1 also provides an overview of Hep C infection, disease conditions associated with HCV but typically not recognized in health care, and correlating modes with populations potentially at risk for infection.
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