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Increasing Hepatitis C Knowledge for Behavioral Health Providers - Session at the New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies Virtual Summer School

10:30am - June 9, 2021 thru 3:45pm - June 9, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
New England ATTC
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The New England ATTC, in partnership with AdCare Educational Institute of New England is hosting this session at the Virtual New England Summer School on 6/8/21 from 10:30am to 3:45pm with subject matter expert Haner Hernandez.  This training addresses opportunities for promoting HCV screening and testing, strategies for linking patients to treatment, available treatment options, and patient considerations for treatment. Participants will be able to: 1) Explain the difference between acute and chronic hepatitis C infection; 2) Discuss at least two reasons why it is important to promote hepatitis C screening and testing; 3) Describe at least three prevention messages that can be used when promoting hepatitis C screening and testing; and 4) Provide examples of at least three strategies to link persons infected with HCV to health care.