Hepatitis C in Primary Care and Drug and Alcohol Settings


The education program is designed to strengthen the capacity of primary healthcare practitioners to effectively test for, treat and manage HCV in their setting.

The program is delivered in three parts:

1. Online learning modules – establish a strong foundation of knowledge about HCV diagnosis and treatment

2. Face-to-face workshop – put your knowledge into practice at an interactive workshop, led by local HCV experts. Workshops are free to attend, lunch and refreshments will be provided

3. Resources – download a tailored toolkit to consolidate learning

Topics covered include:

HCV epidemiology and prevention | HCV natural history | harm reduction | HCV testing and diagnosis | linking people to care | liver disease assessment | indications for HCV treatment | treatment options | managing co-morbidities | reinfection and re-treatment

The program has been developed in collaboration with:

University Health Network