Medications for Opioid Use Disorders and Hepatitis C: Access and Adherence Among People Who Inject Drugs

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:00-1:00pm (PT), 11:00am-12:00pm (AKT)
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM until noon
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
Zoom
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

Host
Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center
Instructor
Judith Tsui, MD, MPH

Credits

C.E. Credit for Physician: 1.00
Specialization: AAFP - Prescribed
This Live activity, Medications for Opioid Use Disorders and Hepatitis C: Access and Adherence among People who Inject Drugs, with a beginning date of 06/26/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Training Overview Description

Hepatitis C virus is on the rise in rural communities of the U.S. This presentation will describe the syndemic of opioid use disorder (OUD) and hepatitis C (HCV). Dr. Tsui will present evidence showing the current gaps in treatment for OUD and HCV among persons who inject drugs. Based on analysis of current treatment methods and real-world patient living conditions, her presentation will also describe research on innovative models of care to improve treatment accessand outcomes for persons with OUD and HCV.

Sponsored by the Northwest ATTC and the Area Health Education Center for Western Washington (AHECWW).

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