Sunday, April 3, 2016

Getting Up to Speed on HCV Therapies - Experts discuss HCV before, during and after treatment.

Good day folks, if you have been diagnosed with HCV and either considering treatment, on treatment or have completed treatment you may benefit greatly from viewing this easy to follow video program over at Clinical Care Options.

The presentation; "Getting Up to Speed on HCV Therapies"offers a look see at various HCV patient scenarios. Experts discuss the use of current HCV therapies before, during and after treatment.

As an example in the first video "Treatment for HCV" a noncirrhotic 50-year-old genotype 1a patient who would prefer to be treated with sofosbuvir/ledipasvir is reviewed. In the second module it's all about pre-treatment considerations in patients taking other medications. Next up an overview of adherence during treatment and finally in the post-treatment section "Cure" is defined. In addition experts discuss the benefit of SVR in relation to reducing liver-related mortality in persons with advanced liver damage. Closing with the importance of follow up care, testing, liver wellness, and alcohol use.

Sit back and view experts; Sherilyn C. Brinkley, MSN, CRNP; Elizabeth K. Goacher, PA-C, MHS; Jennifer Katzianer, PharmD, BCPS; and Andrew J. Muir, MD, discuss the following topics

  • Considerations Influencing Choice of Oral Therapy for HCV Infection
  • Pretreatment Support for HCV-Infected Patients
  • On-Treatment Management of HCV Therapy
  • Posttreatment Care Following HCV Cure
During the presentation participants can easily skip follow up questions by clicking the "NEXT" button located at the bottom of the page or click on the "Table of Contents" to continue with the activity.

Free registration is required, begin here, view video module, here.

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