Course Description
Occupational and environmental health exposures cause thousands of illnesses and injuries each year. This lecture series addresses the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of disease and injuries related to environmental and occupational exposures encountered by physicians and their colleagues in local, regional, and international settings.

At this venue for interdisciplinary education and professional networking, join us as we explore:

  • Current issues and emerging trends in occupational and environmental medicine
  • Practical applications of new scientific discoveries
  • Best practices in occupational and environmental medicine

* Olympia Satellite Viewing Site LIVE WEBINAR Broadcast *

March 8, 2017 - LIVE Broadcast from UW Medicine South Lake Union

Controlling Hepatitis C in the Workplace: Diagnosis, Staging and Treatment

John D. Scott, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, UW Telehealth, and Associate Director, Hepatitis and Liver Clinic, UW Medicine

*LIVE Broadcast Satellite Site - Olympia* - Join your colleagues in the Olympia area for networking and discussion along with the live interactive webinar. Register for this course on this page to join the satellite site group.

Satellite Site location: Washington State Labor & Industries - SHIP Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Building 6, 805 Plum St SW, Olympia, WA 98504

Course Overview:

Workplaces where direct contact with blood may occur should be prepared for the presence of Hepatitis C (HCV) and other
infectious diseases in the workplace. HCV can be a sensitive topic due to stigmas and myths surrounding such infections. When an employee or patient presents HCV symptoms, specific steps must be taken to control the spread of infection and protect the safety, health, and dignity of all individuals. All employees in a workplace where blood contact can occur should be educated on HCV diagnosis, staging, and treatment, as well as state and federal regulations.

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Intended Audience

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Industrial Hygienists and other occupational health professionals involved in treating patients with multiple or complex medical conditions in occupational and environmental medicine.

Agenda
6:40 p.m.  Webinar live feed begins
6:45 p.m.  Lecture
7:45 p.m.  Q&A
8:00 p.m.  Adjourn

* This event is also available for in-person participation *

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Accreditation
Accreditation below describes continuing education credit per session.

Continuing Medical Education
CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the University of Washington, School of Public Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 1.2 contact hours.

Other Continuing Education Credit
IACET CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.

DISCLOSURE:  In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias. 

Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC does not accept commercial support.

To receive continuing education (CE):

Complete the activity

Complete the Evaluation at  www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline

Pass the posttest at 80% at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline (if applicable)

FEES: There are no fees for CE.