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Medications for Opioid Use Disorders and Hepatitis C
Access and Adherence among People Inject Drugs
- Date: 06/26/2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
- Introduction: 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).
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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 hepatitis C 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 access and outcomes for persons with OUD and HCV.
Speaker: Judith Tsui, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine,University of Washington School of Medicine Judith Tsui is a Board-certified physician at Harborview Hospital in Seattle, and an associate professor of General Internal Medicine at the University of Washington.
The Area Health Education Center for Western Washington (AHEC WW) is pleased to partner with the Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NWATTC) to present this free learning opportunity. Physicians, nurses, Medical Assistantss, behavioral health providers and other healthcare professionals will find this webinar of interest.
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.
For more information, contact AHECWW at (360) 383-3170 or info@AHECWW.org