Providing Specialized Care to Patients with Hepatitis C Through Hep C ECHO, you’ll learn about best practices and evidence-based treatments to help you improve long-term outcomes for Hep C patients and decrease costly referrals for common problems. The Hep C ECHO meets year round from noon to 1 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month. Register Topics for Case-Based Learning and Discussion Include: Hepatitis C: Welcome, Historical Overview and Barriers to Therapy Chronic Hepatitis C: Disease Progression and Epidemiology Chronic Hepatitis C: Histology Chronic Hepatitis C: Screening and Diagnosis Chronic Hepatitis C: Pearls of Diagnosis Chronic Hepatitis C and Substance Abuse, Opioid Epidemic Roadmap to Screening, Testing, Diagnosis, Treatment, Surveillance, and Follow-Up Guidelines for Treating Genotype 1-6: What With, How Long, Endpoints Cirrhosis – Before and After Antiviral Therapy Managing the Decompensated Patient When to Consider Liver Transplantation Relapse – Treatment Failure in Hepatitis C Successfully Treated Cases/Reinfection Treatment Success Managing Drug Interactions Insurance Requirements/Commercial/Medicaid/Medicare Hepatitis C Updates – Are There Any New Drugs Coming? Hepatitis C and Pregnancy HCV and CKD, Heart Disease HCV/HIV Coinfection HBV Lab Overview Coinfection with Hepatitis B: Refer or Treat Behavioral Changes/Behavior Modification Techniques Meet the Expert Team The interdisciplinary panel includes physicians, pharmacists, a nurse and a clinical psychologist. Bruce Bacon, MD, Gastroenterologist and Transplant Hepatologist, Saint Louis University Eyad Alsabbagh, MD, Transplant Hepatologist, Saint Louis University Tiffany Sanford-Martens, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, University of Missouri Janice Davis, RN, Nurse, Resource Specialist, University of Missouri Julia Chisholm, PharmD, Pharmacist, University of Missouri Stan Hudson, MA, Health Literacy Expert, University of Missouri CME Information The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.