Recording: Myth-Busting HCV Treatment - Integrated Models of HCV Care Delivery (11/9/2021)
Recorded on November 9, 2021
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In this Part 2 of a series for PCPs and Support Staff in Primary Care, the speakers looked at Integrated Models of HCV Care Delivery by describing the process of care and patient outcomes of current HCV testing and treatment practice among young injection drug users (YIDU). They explained the initiatives utilized to support PCPs in the treatment and care of HCV in individuals living with SUD and/or PWID and described a model of integration and collaboration of HCV treatment services with OUD services.
- Christopher Bositis, MD, AAHIVS Clinical Program Director, HIV and Viral Hepatitis Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
- Karen Clements, ScD Senior Project Director, Research and Evaluation, Assistant Professor, UMass Chan Medical School
- Vanessa Carson-Sasso Co-Investigator/Senior Project Director, New England AIDS Education and Training Center Department of Family Medicine and Community Health UMass Chan Medical School Sarah Kangas, NP Family Nurse Practitioner, Berkshire Health Systems
- Jennifer Mygatt, NP-C Family Nurse Practitioner, Berkshire Health Systems
- Amy Bositis Director, Clinical Programs, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
- Jennifer Bergeron, RN Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
- Sarah DeJesus Harm Reduction Practice Manager, Berkshire Health Systems
This recording is not certified for continuing education credit.
Funding: This program is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and is also supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1OHA29294 (AIDS Education and Training Centers) awarded to the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). This information of content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
- Young Adults (ages 18 to 24)
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Behavioral Prevention
- Harm Reduction/Safe Injection
- HIV diagnosis (i.e. HIV testing)
- Hepatitis C
- Substance use disorders
- Opioid use disorder
- Cultural competence
- Health literacy
- Cultural Competency/Cultural Humility
- Case management
- Community linkages
- Care coordination
- Organizational needs assessment
- Practice Transformation