Integrating Hepatitis C Treatment Into Routine Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
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Integrating Hepatitis C Treatment Into Routine Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 addresses health consequences associated with Hepatitis C and reviews the latest treatment guidelines, screening, and treatment as well as examining models used to implement Hepatitis C treatment into substance use disorder treatment settings.
This focus session will use clinical cases to review the epidemiology and health consequences associated with Hepatitis C. We will review the most up-to-date treatment guidelines, recommended screening, and monitoring before and during treatment. We will discuss common clinical scenarios and review medication side-effects. We will examine a variety of models used to implement Hepatitis C treatment into substance use disorder treatment settings. We will share best practices and clinical pearls gleaned from our diverse experience treating patients with Hepatitis C as part of their addiction treatment.
The target audience for this beginner level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.
This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Improvement, Systems Based Practice.
Upon completion, learners will be able to:
- Review the epidemiology and burden of hepatitis C in populations with substance use disorders and identify the health-related consequences associated with hepatitis C infection
- Explain the treatment options and guidelines related to initiation of Hepatitis C pharmacotherapy and monitoring
- Identify challenges and strategies to engage specific sub-populations into treatment and examine best practices from experience treating patients with Hepatitis C in office-based substance use disorder treatment settings
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Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024
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Divya Venkat, MD, Faculty, Center for Inclusion Health, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA
Dr. Venkat is a current faculty physician with the Internal Medicine Residency Program and Center for Inclusion Health at Allegheny Health Network. She completed her medical school at the George Washington University School of Medicine and her subsequent training in the Inclusion Health Track at Allegheny Health Network followed by her chief residency. She is currently the co-director of the Inclusion Health track and has a particular focus in substance use disorders, incarceration, education, and health care delivery.
Stephanie P. Klipp
Stephanie Klipp is the Clinical Nurse Manager for Addiction Medicine Services, at the Center for Inclusion Health at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is registered nurse who is board certified in addiction nursing (CARN), and is also certified as an Allied Addiction Practitioner (CAAP). She works for an addiction program to help operationalizes an inpatient addiction consult service and an outpatient clinic for the treatment of opioid use disorders. She obtained her undergraduate nursing education at Pennsylvania State University, and is currently pursuing her Master's in Nursing. Stephanie also serves as a member on the Board of Directors of PNAP, the Pennsylvania Nurse Peer Assistance Program, and works to help advocate for nurses suffering with addiction. Stephanie's research interest are are around nursing interventions and education that can be implemented in a health care setting to help create improved outcomes for patients with substance use disorder, across the health care spectrum.
J. Deanna Wilson
Dr. Deanna Wilson is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She received her MD from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed additional subspecialty training in both adolescent and addiction medicine also at Johns Hopkins. She currently sees patients at UPMC’s Center for Opioid Recovery, a Pennsylvania Center of Excellence. She provides inpatient addiction medicine consultation to patients hospitalized at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and is Medical Director for the Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Recovery and Empowerment. She has expertise in integrating harm reduction, substance use treatment, and primary care into clinical practice.
Her current research interests are in the design and evaluation of interventions to engage and retain hospitalized young adults who inject drugs into substance use treatment. She leverages health services research, implementation science, and community engaged methods to improve health equity for vulnerable populations who use substances.
CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types
ACCME Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Academy of Physician Assistants
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
This activity has been approved by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #295, ASAM is responsible for all aspects of the programming.
California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1222.
California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)
This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205.
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
This educational program is approved by CCAPP: #OS-20-330-1222.
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC) or Continuing Certification Programs (CCP)
American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Family Medicine, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology
American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.
American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology TM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®.
American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 1 MOC point in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.
American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and/or Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Successful completion of this CME activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s (ABPN) CME requirement for Maintenance of Certification program.
American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
Successful completion of this activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) Tmoc credit requirements.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits.
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