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Increasing Hepatitis C Knowledge for Behavioral Health and Medical Providers
Topics
    • Medical Professionals
    • Social Work & Counseling

This 6-hour face-to-face training curriculum is designed to instruct behavioral health and medical providers on hepatitis C (HCV) epidemiology, opportunities for promoting HCV screening and testing, treatment options and considerations, and linking persons infected to HCV health care.

By the end of this training, participants should be able to:

  1. List at least three populations at-risk for HCV infection
  2. Explain the difference between acute and chronic hepatitis C infection
  3. Discuss at least two reasons why it is important to promote hepatitis C screening and testing
  4. Describe at least three prevention messages that can be used when promoting hepatitis C screening and testing
  5. List at least three treatment factors to consider and describe at least two new treatment options available to for patients with HCV
  6. Provide examples of at least three strategies to link persons infected with HCV to health care