This CME/CPE-certified activity provides a comprehensive overview of HCV service provision from screening recommendations to treatment administration and monitoring, with a primary focus on the role of pharmacists in expanding HCV screening and improving other services for individuals with or at risk for HCV infection.
The Annenberg Center assesses conflict of interest with its instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CME/CE activities. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by the Annenberg Center for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations. The Annenberg Center is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
Pharmacist, HIV and HCV Medicine
Albany Medical Center
Regional Pharmacy Director
Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC)
Albany, New York
Transplant/Hepatitis C Clinical Pharmacist
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, California
Editorial Director, Virology & Other Therapeutic Areas
The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
Charles E. Willis, Director of Continuing Education from the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower consults for Pfizer, Inc.; Amanda Sewell, MBA, Manager of Continuing Education and Melissa Velasquez, Accreditation Specialist both from the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The Annenberg Center, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM), Clinical Care Options, and activity supporters do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the Annenberg Center, PIM, Clinical Care Options, and activity supporters. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
This program is intended for US pharmacists and other healthcare providers who care for patients with or at risk of HIV and HCV infection.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This program is assigned ACPE Universal Activity 0797-0000-19-001-H02-P. This program is designated for up to 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.
Type of Activity: Knowledge
For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 65% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 4 weeks.
This program has been made available online.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.75 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from January 11, 2019, through January 10, 2020:
1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.
You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
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