This virtual event is the second in the series entitled "Intersecting Epidemics in the Context of Ending the Epidemic: Tackling HIV, Substance Use, and HCV".
The audience for this program is mixed- HIV providers, substance use disorder treatment programs, opioid treatment programs and others.
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the latest treatment considerations for hepatitis C
2. Identify methods for integrating HIV in care
3. Describe best practices for hepatitis C treatment in people with HIV and/or Substance Use Disorder
Trainings with 60 minutes didactic and 60 minutes interactive. Breakout rooms will be part of the interactive piece and will include case study discussion.
A 4-hour program: 60-minute didactic presentation on successfully treating active substance users for HCV.
Two additional presenters; one from a substance treatment center and one from an MAT service in a primary care setting to each give an overview of how they have successfully treated HCV in their settings. What they had to do to make it possible to treat their patients.
- Jody Gilmore
- More to be added
Continuing Nursing Education (CNE): The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Social Work: This program is offered for 2.0 CE hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education accredited school and therefore a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LMFT, and LPC biennial license renewal.
More accreditation information coming soon.
Continuing Education credits issued for participation in CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of their state licensing board(s).
This virtual conference is provided in collaboration by: The Central East ATTC, MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC), the National Alliance for HIV Education and Workforce Development (NAHEWD), the Opioid Response Network (ORN), and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center.