NOTE: Webcast must be viewed in its entirety in order to receive full credit

Release Date: 02/16/2017
Expiration Date: 02/16/2018

Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 1.50 hours

Clinical Updates in the Management of HCV

David Bernstein, MD

Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Roslyn, NY

Target Audience - The educational initiative is intended for physicians, allied professionals, residents, fellows, and students from the specialties that we anticipate will be screening for, referring, and treating HCV and liver disease.

Statement of Need - The purpose of the activity to provide strategies to prevent disease, educate health care providers about the disease, increase disease surveillance, and improve the therapeutic management and patient outcomes.

Learning Objectives

Demonstrate proper patient selection for HCV screening based on careful consideration of risk and benefit and published guidelines

Assess advances in HCV treatment with emphasis on safety and efficacy for better patient outcomes

Accreditation Statement - This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Empire Liver Foundation (ELF). The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement -The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. The information will be available as part of the course material.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Dr. David Bernstein is a Consultant/Advisor for AbbVie, Gilead, and Merck. He has provided Research Support to AbbVie, Gilead, and Merck. Dr. Bernstein has received Consulting Fees as well as Compensation for service on an advisory board from AbbVie, Gilead, and Merck. He has received Honoraria for lectures, papers, and teaching from AbbVie and Gilead.

Course Director: Douglas Dieterich, MD
Professor of Medicine and Liver Disease
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Peer Reviewed by: Linda Law, MD
Assistant Professor Medicine, Liver Diseases
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
No financial relationships to disclose.

Medium There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online activity.

Method of Participation To receive a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
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View the presentations in this enduring material

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Commercial Support - This activity is supported from independent educational grants from AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead and Merck.


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