Module 4. Evaluation and Preparation for Hepatitis C Treatment

Module 4 Overview


John D. Scott, MD
Assistant Director Hepatitis and Liver Clinic
Harborview Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of WashingtonDisclosures
Grant/Research Support: Genentech, Merk, Roche, and Vertex
Consulting and Speakers Bureau: Genentech, Gilead, and Roche
Advisor Committes or Review Panel: Vertex 
David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of WashingtonDisclosures


Intended Audience: Clinicians evaluating patients for possible hepatitis C treatment, including (1) clinicians who independently assess treatment candidacy and (2) clinicians who perform treatment candidacy evaluation with assistance from a hepatitis C expert. This module is intended for medical providers who have a special interest and focus in the treatment of hepatitis C, including Primary Care Physicians, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.  In addition, this module is appropriate for physicians with advanced training in Infectious Diseases, Gastroenterology, or Hepatology. 

(1) Establish competence in evaluating patients for hepatitis C treatment candidacy,
(2) Determine treatment goals and discuss predictors of treatment response, and
(3) Identify treatment barriers and address these barriers prior to treatment.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Alabama School of Medicine and The Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center (PTC) at the University of Washington. The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ per lesson. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
1.0 contact hour will be awarded for each lesson. Completion of all activities within a lesson, the lesson quiz and evaluation are required.
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Lesson Plan

Module 4 Self Assessment

Since you've received 80% or better on this quiz, you may claim continuing education credit.

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