The goal of this session is to help clinicians and other service providers understand the regional and national picture of HCV infection in a rural setting. Treatment as prevention for HCV amongst rural populations and PWIDs is efficacious and cost-effective.
At session completion, attendees should be able to:
Increase HCV testing, diagnosis, counseling and treatment in rural areas
Successful linkage to HCV care will increase. Providers will understand how to diagnose and treat HCV in these geographic areas
Understand the effectiveness and efficacy of HCV treatment for patients and the community.
• Barriers to screening and treating
• Expanding access to treatment
• Novel approaches to overcoming barriers
• Navigation of patient assistance programs
• Eliminating myths
• Addressing stigma
• The role of harm reduction
Tuesdae Stainbrook, DO, MPH
TruCare Internal Medicine
Register here: https://www.cvent.com/d/t8qv8v