Presentation 1: Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatitis C Infection in the Primary Care Setting: A Pilot Project, presented by Tanya (Sahay) Bruckel, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
Presentation 2: Addressing Obesity and Mood through Primary Care-based Lifestyle Management, presented by Melissa Mroz, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, General Medicine Division.
Presentation 3: Telehealth for Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients: Feasibility and Patient Perceptions (TeleLVAD Study), presented by Himabindu Vidula, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division.
All: University of Rochester Medical Center.
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Understand that we are in the era of direct antiviral therapy (DAA) for hepatitis C treatment. Appreciate the simplified regimens well-suited for PCP led treatment of hepatitis C infection for carefully selected patients.
2. Assess PCP knowledge/comfort level with Hepatitis C diagnosis and treatment following education modules.
3. Become familiar with current screening guidelines for hepatitis C infection, and anticipate upcoming universal screening recommendations.
1. Acknowledge the benefits of 5-10% weight loss in patients with obesity.
2. List benefits of using patient-preferred language and asking permission to give information when discussing obesity with patients.
1. Understand the high rates of healthcare utilization by LVAD patients.
2. Describe the use of tele-videoconferencing visits for LVAD patients.
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Tuesday, October 1 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Class of '62 Auditorium
601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642