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We are pleased to announce the availability of a new online Continuing Medical Education (CME) program for physicians titled Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Making the Decision to Treat. The program is provided by Duke University School of Medicine and Medscape in collaboration with the American Liver Foundation. The program features HCV experts including Andrew Muir, MD (member of our National Medical Advisory Committee) and Kathryn Jack MSN, APRN, FNP-BC (Connecticut Division Board of Directors and frequent advisor to ALF). The program can be accessed by clicking on the following link:

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/837954?src=acdmpart_alf_837954

(Note: You will need a Medscape membership. If you do not have one, you will be given the opportunity to sign up FOR FREE.)
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This activity is intended for clinicians engaged in screening, staging, and treating chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The goal of this activity is to provide perspective to clinicians on advances in screening, staging, and treatment of HCV infection. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 1. Identify strategies that have been shown to increase rates of screening for HCV infection 2. Evaluate the role of staging liver disease in patients with chronic HCV infection 3. Select the appropriate treatment regimen for patients with genotype 1 HCV infection COURSE FACULTY

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Kristine Schmit, MD, MPH
Medical Instructor, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina mg src="https://mail.liverfoundation.org/owa/attachment.ashx?id=RgAAAADY5HOA%2fKvJSJNvDfLaB1GjBwBjctldiKqXTZZylgAIDocZAAAATH9HAABjctldiKqXTZZylgAIDocZAAEsLLJcAAAJ&attcnt=1&attid0=BAACAAAA&attcid0=image003.jpg%4001D08BF1.C7118DE0" border="0" alt="http://img.medscape.com/person/jack_kathryn_e.jpg" width="96" height="110" Kathryn E. Jack, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC Connecticut GI, Hartford, Connecticut mg src="https://mail.liverfoundation.org/owa/attachment.ashx?id=RgAAAADY5HOA%2fKvJSJNvDfLaB1GjBwBjctldiKqXTZZylgAIDocZAAAATH9HAABjctldiKqXTZZylgAIDocZAAEsLLJcAAAJ&attcnt=1&attid0=BAADAAAA&attcid0=image004.jpg%4001D08BF1.C7118DE0" border="0" alt="http://img.medscape.com/person/muir_andrew_j.jpg" width="96" height="110" Andrew J. Muir, MD Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, GI/Hepatology Research, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina mg src="https://mail.liverfoundation.org/owa/attachment.ashx?id=RgAAAADY5HOA%2fKvJSJNvDfLaB1GjBwBjctldiKqXTZZylgAIDocZAAAATH9HAABjctldiKqXTZZylgAIDocZAAEsLLJcAAAJ&attcnt=1&attid0=BAAEAAAA&attcid0=image005.jpg%4001D08BF1.C7118DE0" border="0" alt="http://img.medscape.com/person/naggie_susanna.jpg" width="96" height="110" Susanna Naggie, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Infectious Diseases Section, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

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