CME Credit Available: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ($25 fee)
Course Number: MED1409P
Presentation Date: May 4, 2011
CME accreditation period: March 1, 2011 - March 1, 2014
Anyone can browse or listen to this resource free of charge. Users who are requesting CME credit are required to complete a brief posttest, an evaluation, and a CME application, and to pay a $25 processing fee to the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education.
| Activity Objectives|
|Dr. Phyllis Tien reviews recent studies of hepatitis C (HCV) management and treatment. She provides an overview of HCV therapy, highlighting its 2 primary goals of viral eradication and prevention of disease progression. She also describes the evolving range of agents available for treatment, including new direct-acting antiviral agents approved by the FDA.
Presenter: Phyllis Tien, MD
Dr. Tien is an Associate Professor in Medicine/Infectious Diseases at UCSF.
She studies metabolic consequences of HCV and HIV infection, particularly insulin resistance, lipodystrophy, and hepatic steatosis in men and women.
Medical Editor: Susa Coffey, MD
Dr. Coffey is Associate Professor of Medicine and attending physician at the UCSF Positive Health Program (PHP) at San Francisco General Hospital, and Medical Editor at HIV InSite. Dr. Coffey is in practice at the 2 UCSF-affiliated HIV/AIDS clinics at San Francisco General Hospital and on the UCSF Parnassus campus.
| Disclosure of Financial Interests|
Dr Tien has no financial disclosures.
Dr Coffey has no financial disclosures.
The activity consists of a slideshow accompanied by audio that can be viewed or browsed by all users. Following the slideshow presentation, in order to obtain CME credit, the user must complete a posttest , an evaluation, and then register with the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education.
| CME Accreditation|
HIV InSite offers this activity in conjunction with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education. The UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CME activity is offered from March 1, 2011, to March 1, 2014. Participants who successfully complete the activity posttest and submit the evaluation and registration forms are eligible to receive CME credit. Physicians (MDs, DOs, and international equivalents) may receive CME credit for completing this activity.
| Grant Support and Cost|
This Grand Rounds / CME activity was made possible through an educational grant from the NIAID-funded UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research. For those who want CME, there is a $25 processing fee, which goes to the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education.
| Contact Information|
If you have any questions about this Grand Rounds / CME activity, please contact the UCSF
Office of Continuing Medical Education:
UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education
3333 California Street, Room 450
San Francisco, CA 94118
Registration Fax: 415-502-1795