Hepatitis C Pre-Treatment Evaluation: A Guide for Clinicians

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Date presented
January 16, 2017 
CE Credit

Please join us on Tuesday, January 16th at 4:30 PM EST for a presentation by Dr. Susanna Naggie, MHS, of Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Naggie will present:

“Hepatitis C Pre-Treatment Evaluation: A Guide for Clinicians”

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe current Hepatitis C screening strategies and recommendations.
2. Discuss diagnostic algorithms and guidelines for confirmatory testing.
3. Review best practices for selecting a Hepatitis C treatment regimen.

Presenter Bio:
Dr. Susanna Naggie completed her medical education at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and her internal medicine training at Duke University Medical Center (DUMC), where she also served as a Chief Resident in Internal Medicine.  She completed her Infectious Diseases (ID) fellowship training at Duke in July 2009 and then joined the faculty in the Division of ID. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine and currently holds appointments at DUMC, at the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI, Director of ID Research), and at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DVAMC).  She currently leads two multidisciplinary HIV and viral hepatitis clinics, providing patient care to mono-infected and co-infected persons and developing research protocols relevant to the clinical care of this population. She completed her K23 work and has transitioned to independent R01 funding. She has also served as both site and national PI for clinical trials in HCV therapeutics. Dr. Naggie is a co-Chair of the AASLD/IDSA HCV Guidance Committee, and is a member of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group Viral Hepatitis Transformative Science Group Committee and the CDC/NIH/IDSA-HIVMA Opportunistic Infections Guideline Committee.

Continuing Nurse Education Credits
The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This offering is approved for 1.0 nursing contact hours.

Continuing Medical Education Credits
The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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