Hepatitis C Lecture

Proposed Participants         Internal and Family Medicine Physicians, Gastroenterologists

Hepatitis C: Curing One of the Deadliest Infectious Diseases in the United States

Monday, November 13, 2017  |  6:00 p.m.   |  Michael Jordan’s Restaurant, Oak Brook

Format           Lecture with Question/Answer Period

Faculty          Rockford G. Yapp, MD, MPH, AGAF |  Digestive Health Services

Activity          The CDC recommends that everyone born between 1945 and 1965 should be screened for Hepatitis C. Without diagnosis and treatment, those infected are at risk for liver cancer and other Hepatitis C-related illnesses. They are also likely to transmit the disease to others. Safe and effective treatments for Hepatitis C are now available.

Learning       At conclusion of educational activity, participants will be able to:

                         a) Cite the risk factors of becoming infected with HCV

                         b) Determine who should be screened for HCV

                         c) Describe the treatment options for curing HCV

                         d) Manage the long-term health of patients after curing HCV

Agenda         6:00 pm          Registration and Reception

                      6:30                Dinner and Presentation

                      7:15                Questions and Discussion

                      7:30                Adjourn

Location       Michael Jordan’s Restaurant | 1225 W. 22nd St, Oak Brook, Illinois

Registration Information: No cost to attend  |  Registration is required
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