ECHO-Chicago: Hepatitis C
- Identify patients at risk for hepatitis C;
- Describe CDC-recommended hepatitis C testing guidelines;
- Describe staging and symptoms at each stage of cirrhosis of the liver;
- Recognize proper treatment options and medication regimens for each genotype, both with and without cirrhosis;
- Determine challenges and solutions in obtaining medications for underinsured and Medicaid patients;
- Relate how to discuss and monitor the treatment plan with patients and families;
- Identify the availability of case management services for HCV patients in Chicago;
- Define HIV-HCV coinfection and identify common treatment options;
- Discuss harm reduction techniques with respect to HCV transmission.
Agenda subject to change.
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