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Hepatitis C Module #3: HCV Drug Therapy Management

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To participate in this continuing education activity:

  1. Review the activity description and objectives.
  2. View the activity.
  3. Complete the online post-test and activity evaluation.

View the other Modules in this CSPE Core Curriculum Series:
  
Hepatitis C Module #1: The abCs of HCV 

Hepatitis C Module #2: Direct Acting Antivirals for the Treatment of Hepatitis C 

Hepatitis C Module #4: Treatment of HCV in Special Populations, HCV Resistance, and the Future of HCV Therapy 

 

A product of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy's (NASP) Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE) 

 
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Activity Description

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) has become one of the most common infections worldwide. According to the CDC, up to 3.9 million people in the United States may be infected. Healthcare costs associated with this disease have been climbing steadily to make it one of the costliest diseases to treat. Individuals infected with this contagious virus can remain asymptomatic for many years until HCV manifests into a serious clinical presentation. The disease can be acute or chronic ranging from mild to life threating in severity. This comprehensive four module program will provide a complete overview of HCV including disease state info, treatments, therapy selection, monitoring, and future considerations. Module Three will address patient specific factors, treatment options, and the monitoring of HCV treatments. Pharmacist interventions will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives

The target audience for this activity includes pharmacists. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify patient-specific factors relevant to drug therapy selection and associated modifications
  • List HCV treatment options and associated monitoring parameters
  • Outline HCV antiviral treatment strategies for patients of varying complexity
  • Discuss pharmacist interventions to optimize HCV management success

Faculty

Pamela S. Belperio, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
National Public Health Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Population Health Services
Department of Veterans Affairs

Alicia Carver, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist – Hepatitis C Clinic
Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy
Nashville, Tennessee

Disclosure

It is the policy of ProCE, Inc. to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its continuing education activities. Faculty must disclose to participants the existence of any significant financial interest or any other relationship with the manufacturer of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. Pamela Belperio and Alicia Carver do not have any relevant commercial and/or financial relationships to disclose.

Please note: The opinions expressed in this activity should not be construed as those of the CME/CE provider. The information and views are those of the faculty through clinical practice and knowledge of the professional literature. Portions of this activity may include unlabeled indications. Use of drugs and devices outside of labeling should be considered experimental and participants are advised to consult prescribing information and professional literature.

CE Accreditation

Release Date: 02-09-2017
Expiration Date: 02-09-2019

Pharmacists

This CE activity is jointly provided by ProCE, Inc. and the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-17-079-H01-P has been assigned to this knowledge-based, home-study activity. This CE activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers, and is provided at no cost to participants. Completion of an evaluation and post-test with a score of 70% or higher is required to receive CE credit. Proof of completion will be posted in NABP CPE Monitor profiles. No partial credit will be given.

Funding

No external support has been received for this activity.

 

The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, Inc. or the commercial sponsor. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.

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