HCV: Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention Seminar Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:30 - 9:00am Breakfast and Registration at 7am Salvatore’s Garden Place Hotel Fiore Room 6615 Transit Road, Buffalo, NY 14221 (Complimentary Parking available) Faculty: Michael Mancenido, DO, Infectious Disease Specialist Educational Objectives: • Describe the epidemiologic features of Hepatitis C, and recognize the risk behaviors and risk exposures that are implicated with Hepatitis C transmission; • Implement the current CDC recommendations for testing in select populations and the requirements under New York State public health law; • Review the serological and virological assays for screening and diagnosing Hepatitis C and learn the testing algorithm for diagnosing acute and chronic hepatitis c infection; • Understand the natural history of untreated chronic Hepatitis C infection and select the most appropriate tests for assessing the degree of liver injury; and • Become familiar with the directly acting antiviral agents in the new HCV treatment guidelines, and make the appropriate referrals. To Register, Please: Click Here For more information, contact: Anna Cioffi at: [email protected] or call: (518) 465-8085 Sponsored by the: Medical Society of the State of New York This program is funded by an educational grant from the New York State Department of Health. The Medical Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA/PRA Category 1 credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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