Education

January 2017

Bridging the Gap in Hepatitis C: A Focus on Screening and Treatment Within the Veterans Health Administration

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

This CME/CE/CPE publication reviews screening recommendations for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and explores key aspects of the Department of Veterans Affairs guideline for HCV treatment. It also discusses individualizing therapy based on patient- and disease-related factors and overcoming common challenges associated with treating HCV-infected patients within the Veterans Health Administration.

Sponsored by Med-IQ. This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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October 2016

Preventing HCV and HIV Infection Among Veterans With Opioid Use DisordersPreventing HCV and HIV Infection Among Veterans With Opioid Use Disorders

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
This publication explores the rationale for screening veterans for opioid use disorder as well as hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In addition, it discusses appropriate evidence-based addiction and HCV/HIV treatment services offered by the Veterans Health Administration.

Sponsored by Med-IQ. This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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August 2016

GE078-coverFocus on the “Golden Hour” of Stroke Care: Helping Federal Healthcare Professionals Identify and Manage Acute Ischemic Stroke

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
This publication explores key aspects of the Veterans Health Administration Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke Directive, which specifies clinical protocols for the evaluation and treatment of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers. It also reviews guidelines for the diagnostic evaluation of patients presenting with AIS symptoms and provides a focused review of pivotal clinical studies and current recommendations for the timely treatment of AIS.

Sponsored by Med-IQ. This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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