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HIV and AIDS Medicine

Upcoming Webcast


Hepatitis C/HIV Co-infection Treatment Update

A Live National Webcast

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

(12 - 2 p.m. ET)

 

Archived Recording Now Available!

 

Click on the link below or copy and paste it onto your web browser to view the archived recording.

 

http://livestream.com/hvccstreaming/AMCWEBCAST

 

For other questions, contact:

Jim Ybarra, Albany Medical College at ybarraj@mail.amc.edu or 518-262-4674.

 

Click on the link below or copy and paste it onto your web browser to complete your continuing education paperwork online and print a certificate. This link will expire on June 30, 2015.

 

http://nynjaetc.virtualforum.com/survey_materials/cme_registration.asp?surveyid=20

 

Handouts (click on the title to open a pdf):

 

A Practical Guide to Hepatitis C Management - Kristen M. Marks, MD

 

Case-Based Scenarios in Hepatitis C - Alicia C. Stivala, NP

 

Case Discussion by panel.

 

Conflict of Interest Data Sheet

 

This program will be broadcast on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. It is our 45th program in the ongoing series "Management of HIV/AIDS in Correctional and Community Settings.

Goal: The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to have the most recent information on the treatment of hepatitis C and hepatitis C/HIV co-infection.

Learning Objectives:

-Summarize the goals of medication therapy for patients with hepatitis C and hepatitis C/HIV co-infection.

-Discuss treatment strategies for patients with hepatitis C or hepatitis C/HIV co-infection.

-Apply presented strategies for treatment to case presentations.

 

Hepatitis C/HIV Co-infection Treatment Update

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Register Here Register for this Webcast
Webcast Instructions Here Webast Instructions & Test Link

Agenda 

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Eastern Time

12:00 p.m. Welcoming Remarks,
John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP & 
Elizabeth A. Ritter, RN
12:05 p.m.

A Practical Guide to Hepatitis C Management

Kristen M. Marks, MD

12:40 p.m. Live Q & A call in/e-mail session with presenters
12:50 p.m. Break
1:00 p.m.

Case-Based Scenarios in Hepatitis C

Alicia C. Stivala, NP

1:35 p.m. Live Q & A call in/e-mail session with presenters
1:45 p.m. Discussion of case by panel
2:00 p.m. Adjourn

CME AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM
Albany Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The Albany Medical College designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Nursing Accreditation
The Albany Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
 
This learning activity will be awarded 1.75 nursing contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education
The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
ACPE# 0170-9999-15-044-L01-P
2 Contact Hours

 
Note to pharmacists
Due to restrictions with the online survey to document your credits, you will need to indicate 1.75 hours attended (survey is set up to calculate ACCME hours which are calculated differently from pharmacy CEUs). While your attendance certificate will state 1.75 hours due to this automated system, your NABP profile and transcript will reflect the 2.0 hours.

If you require a paper certificate with the 2.0 hours due to this survey restriction, please fully complete the online survey to document your attendance and then contact Jim Ybarra at ybarraj@mail.amc.edu

Other Credit Requirements
Continuing education credits are limited to those listed above. Disciplines with other continuing education requirements for their professional licenses are encouraged to submit evidence of their participation for reciprocity of credits. All participants will receive an attendance certificate
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Who Should Attend?

Physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other interested medical providers.

Faculty

Elizabeth A. Ritter, RN
Assistant Commissioner for Health Services
New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision     
Albany, New York

Kristen M. Marks, MD
Investigator
Cornell Clinical Trials Unit
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Alicia C. Stivala, NP
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner &
Co-Director HIV/Hepatitis Co-Infection Clinic
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

Course Directors

John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
Regional Pharmacy Director
NY/NJ AIDS Education & Training Center
Pharmacist
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York

Barbara C. Orekondy, MS, RNC-OB, CNS
Education Specialist,
The Center for Learning & Development
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Albany, New York

Acknowledgements
This event is a collaborative initiative among the Division of HIV Medicine at the Albany Medical College and the Albany Medical Center Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit in cooperation with the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education & Training Center and the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. As an academic health sciences center, Albany Medical Center unites the many programs of Albany Medical Center Hospital and Albany Medical College.

 
Special thanks
In the interest of an objective, balanced, and scientifically rigorous program, unrestricted educational grants are pooled to support this activity. We are thankful for the support of the following pharmaceutical companies: Gilead Scienes, Inc.

Faculty

Company and Relationship

John J. Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP

Speaker's Bureau: Bristol-Myers Squibb 

Kristen M. Marks, MD

Research Support: Gilead, Merck, Boehringer Ingelheim, Brisol-Myers Squibb & Janssen

The following Faculty or Planning Committee Members have no financial relationships to disclose: Alicia C. Stivala, NP, Elizabeth A. Ritter, RN, Cynthia H. Miller, MD, Jennifer Price, Barbara C. Orekondy, MS, RNC-OB, CNS, Abigail Gallucci and Sarah J. Walker, MS.
 
This event is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau.

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