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Hepatitis C Basics: Training

3/29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

free

Course Title:      Hepatitis C Basics

Date:                     March 29th, 2018

Time                      9am-5pm, Full Day

Description:   This one-day training will offer information about hepatitis C and will cover basic facts about hepatitis A and B.

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Recall basic facts about the who is affected by hepatitis C in New York State
  • Recall basic facts about the functions of the liver
  • Describe how hepatitis C is and is not transmitted
  • Share information with others about viral hepatitis prevention and harm reduction strategies.
  • Recall recommendations regarding who should be screened for hepatitis B and C
  • Describe the two-step testing algorithm for hepatitis C
  • Recall resources for HCV testing in NYS
  • Describe to clients the spectrum of illness for hepatitis C
  • Recall key facts about new treatments for hepatitis C and resources for HCV treatment in NYS
  • Counsel clients with hepatitis C about the importance of vaccination for hepatitis A and B, avoiding alcohol, good liver health practices and avoiding re-infection
  • Recall NYS AIDS Institute HCV Peer Worker competencies

Location:        Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS), 40 Saw Mill River Rd, Hawthorne, NY 10532, USA

Region:           Mid-Hudson

Instructor:           Mike Selick, Kacey Byczek

Link:                      https://www.hivtrainingny.org/Account/LogOn?crs=2667

Venue

HVCS Hawthorne
40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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Phone:
914-785-8278