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Thursday October 20, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Delivered over Zoom

Target Audience:
Family physicians, specialist physicians, medical resident, nurses, and nurse practitioners.
All other allied healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend.

Learning Objectives:

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.

Presenter:

Alexander Wong MD, FRCPC
Infectious Disease Specialist, Regina ID Clinic
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, University of Saskatchewan

NO COST TO ATTEND

Learn more about STEPS

For more information contact Amanda Galambos; amanda.galambos@usask.ca

green-attendance-icon-1.png 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.

black_record_icon.png This presentation will be recorded. We encourage learners to attend the live interactive   educational   event, however, reviewing the recording on your own time is a possibility to not miss   out on   valuable content! 

 

This presentation has received funding from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health in the form of an unrestricted educational grant.

CME Accreditation

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.