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Lessons From Lockdown: Caring for Patients With Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the COVID-19 Era

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In this engaging dialogue, 2 expert hepatologists discuss strategies for maintaining and improving care of patients with HBV infection during the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and Asia, with lessons for across the world.

Pharmacists: 0.50 contact hour (0.05 CEUs)

Physicians: Maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Nurses: 0.50 Nursing contact hour

Released: February 22, 2022

Expiration: February 21, 2023

No longer available for credit.

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Faculty

Norah Terrault

Norah Terrault, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Medicine and Surgery
Director of Viral Hepatitis Research, Liver Transplantation Program
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Grace LH Wong

Grace LH Wong, MD

Professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Honorary Consultant
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong

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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC
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Supporters

Educational grants provided by:

AbbVie

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with viral hepatitis.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Develop strategies to increase viral hepatitis services that may have diminished during the introduction of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Disclosure

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:

Faculty Disclosure

Primary Author

Norah Terrault, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Medicine and Surgery
Director of Viral Hepatitis Research, Liver Transplantation Program
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Norah Terrault, MD, MPH, has disclosed that she has received funds for research support from Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, and Roche/Genentech.

Grace LH Wong, MD

Professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Honorary Consultant
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong

Grace LH Wong, MD, has disclosed that she has received funds for research support from AbbVie and Gilead Sciences, consulting fees from Gilead Sciences and Janssen, and fees for non-CME/CE services from Abbott, AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Echosens, Furui, Gilead Sciences, Janssen, and Roche.

Staff Disclosure

Staff

Jenny Schulz, PhD

Associate Managing Editor, Hepatitis
Clinical Care Options, LLC

Jenny Schulz, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Zachary Schwartz, MSc, ELS

Scientific Director

Zachary Schwartz, MSc, ELS, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Julie Skowronski, FNP-BC

Julie Skowronski, FNP-BC, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Jennifer Swanson, MEd

Associate Managing Editor, Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Care Options, LLC

Jennifer Swanson, PharmD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Instructions for Credit

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.50 contact hours.

Credit Designation

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 0.50 contact hours (.050 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-22-061-H01-P

Type of Activity: Knowledge

Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 100% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Additional Information

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.5 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from February 22, 2022, through February 21, 2023:

1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

You must receive a test score of at least 100% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.


Goal


The goal of this activity is to enable learners to adapt their patient care strategies to continue to provide high-quality care for patients with viral hepatitis despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.