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Thursday October 20, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Delivered over Zoom
Family physicians, specialist physicians, medical resident, nurses, and nurse practitioners.
All other allied healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend.
At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe HCV modes of transmission common in Saskatchewan.
- Explain HCV manifestations, how to screen for, and when to offer testing.
- Describe the use of Direct Acting Agents (DAAs) to treat with the intent to cure a patient of HCV.
- Summarize HCV prevention counselling messages.
- Describe the role of primary care providers in HCV treatment.
- Recognize when to refer a patient to a HCV Specialist.
Alexander Wong MD, FRCPC
Infectious Disease Specialist, Regina ID Clinic
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, University of Saskatchewan
NO COST TO ATTEND
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Attending this presentation meets the education recommendation for physicians and nurse practitioners to be added to SK Drug Plan as a Designated DAA Prescriber for Saskatchewan.
This presentation has received funding from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health in the form of an unrestricted educational grant.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada: This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan for up to 2.0 Mainpro+ credits.
Other Healthcare Professionals: Participation in this webinar may be included as part of the continuing education and competence programs established by individual professional associations.