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Overview of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Risks, Screening, and Linkage to Care

12:00pm - August 10, 2021 | Timezone: US/Central
Mountain Plains ATTC
Registration Deadline: August 10, 2021
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This session is designed for professionals who work with those at risk for contracting Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). An overview of HCV: risk; transmission; symptoms; testing; and treatment options will be provided. In addition, a discussion of harm reduction strategies and support/linkages to care will be included.

 

At the end of the webinar participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) screening and confirmatory testing in multiple health and behavioral health settings.
  • Recognize risk factors for HCV
  • Describe harm reduction strategies that minimize the risk of contracting HCV
  • List treatment options available for people with HCV.
  • Discuss strategies to link persons with HCV to HCV-focused health care services