IDSA Hepatitis C Knowledge Network Webinar Series (Member Login Required)The IDSA Hepatitis C Knowledge Network offers a monthly, hour-long webinar to educate IDSA members on the current recommended practices to treat and manage patients infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).
HCV Treatment Options: Opportunities for the ID Practice (Video) Presented at IDWeek 2012, HCV Treatment Options: Opportunities for the ID Practice will educate physicians to be able to discuss the benefits and risks of new hepatitis C (HCV) therapies to various patient populations, explain the treatment success/failure rates, analyze the therapy costs and insurance challenges, and develop a working knowledge of the practice infrastructure necessary to treat these patients.
Comparative Effectiveness of Antiviral Treatment for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adults: A Systematic Review (Nov 2012) The Annals of Internal Medicine compares the benefits and harms of antiviral regimens for chronic HCV infection in treatment-naive adults.
Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adults: A Systematic Review to Update the 2004 U.S. Preventative Services Task Force Recommendation (Nov 2012) The Annals of Internal Medicine reviews evidence about potential benefits and harms of HCV screening in asymptomatic adults without known liver enzyme abnormalities.
Recommendations for Standardized Nomenclature and Definitions of Viral Responses in Trials of HCV Investigational Agents (PDF) The Hepatitis C Virus Drug Development Advisory Group, the American Association of Liver Diseases, European Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and IDSA collaborated to develop a standardized descriptive, virologic response nomenclature for key decision points in trials.
Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Year 1 Progress Report The US Department of Health and Human Services' Viral Hepatitis Action Plan details more than 150 actions to be undertaken over the course of several years by agencies and offices across HHS and partners at the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the US Department of Veterans Affairs that will improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of viral hepatitis in the United States. This report highlights the progress made during the first year of implementing the Action Plan.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Viral Hepatitis Statistics & Surveillance 2010 A 2010 report that provides statistical data for all cases of hepatitis reported to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS).
IDCareLive IDCareLive offers free online sessions on management and treatment strategies of hepatitis C and HIV.
Clinical Care Options Clinical Care Options' interactive programs inform practitioners about hepatitis treatments, guidelines, and management strategies, and provides conference coverage.
International Antiviral Society-USA The International Antiviral Society-USA sponsors and offers continuing medical education programs for physicians and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
Practice Point Communications, Hepatitis Practice Point Communications is a medical education company that collaborates with academic medical centers to design and develop continuing medical education programs. Practice Point offers live lecture series along with coverage of multiple conferences.
Projects in Knowledge Projects In Knowledge provides physicians and other clinical professionals ACCME accredited educational resources on a variety of topics.
Hepatitis Web Study Hepatitis Web Study is a free education service provided by the Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and the University of Washington. Aimed at educating health care workers involved with the care of patients at risk for infection with hepatitis, this site makes available case-based modules, a slide library, and definitions for the prevention, management, treatment, and diagnosis of hepatitis.
National Training Center for Integrated Hepatitis HIV/STD Prevention Services The National Training Center (NTC) for Integrated Hepatitis HIV/STD Prevention Services provides educational training materials to healthcare workers for the prevention, diagnosis, management, and treatment of hepatitis, STDs, and HIV.
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