CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online | 4 | Addressing Substance and Alcohol Use Prior to Treatment

In this course, you will learn how to summarize the impact of substance or alcohol abuse on hepatitis C treatment decisions. Also covered will be how to integrate support services and management strategies into programs for patients with substance or alcohol abuse who need treatment for hepatitis C infection. 

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hospitalizes, infectious disease specialists, gastroenterologists and hepatologists

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be better able to:

  • Summarize the impact of substance or alcohol abuse on hepatitis C treatment decisions.  
  • Integrate support services and management strategies into programs for patients with substance or alcohol abuse who need treatment for hepatitis C infection. 

Additional Information

Format: 
CE Certificate Only
Topics: 

Impact of Substance Use on HCV Treatment Decisions
Alcohol Abuse
Opioid Abuse
Stimulant Abuse
Other Drugs
Addressing Substance and Alcohol Use Prior to HCV Treatment
Harm Reduction Coalition and Hepatitis C

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Available: 
08/01/2013
Expires: 
08/01/2016

John D. Scott, MD
Assistant Director Hepatitis and Liver Clinic, Harborview Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
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