Implementing the Patient Care Process for Hepatitis C Patients

Published by Texas Pharmacy Association


Summary

This program will take you through patient cases to demonstrate treatment options available for Hepatitis C. Through these cases, you will implement the pharmacist patient care process and understand behaviors that lead to Hepatitis C. By assessing the patient through labs and scoring tools, treatment options will be determined using current guidelines and recommended patient education, follow up and surveillance planning. You will also learn about insurance limitations and how to navigate patient assistance programs.

At the completion of this activity, the pharmacists will be able to:
1. Review a patient case for Hepatitis-C.
2. Assess patient, genotype, fibrosis scoring, and labs during clinic visit.
3. Consider treatment options available.
4. Understand and implement current treatment guidelines.
5. Provide appropriate patient education.
6. Learn about insurance limitations and navigating patient assistance programs.
7. Complete a patient soap note and provide EHR documentation.
8. Establish a follow up and surveillance plan for the patient.

At the completion of this activity, the technicians will be able to:
1. Describe a patient case for Hepatitis-C.
2. Understand patient, genotype, fibrosis scoring, and labs during clinic visit.
3. List treatment options available.
4. Understand current treatment guidelines.
5. List appropriate patient education.
6. Learn about insurance limitations and navigating patient assistance programs.
7. Review a patient soap note and provide EHR documentation.
8. Describe a follow up and surveillance plan for the patient.

”ACPETexas Pharmacy Association (154) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Continuing education will be provided to participants who completed all course requirements. This lesson is an application-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour of continuing education credit (0.1 CEU).

ACPE 0154-0000-19-014-H01-P
ACPE 0154-0000-19-014-H01-T

Presenters
Jennifer Fix, MBA, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy - University of North Texas College of Pharmacy
Dr. Jennifer Fix has been an Associate Professor with the University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy since 2016. Prior to joining the College of Pharmacy, she owned and operated an independent pharmacy for 25 years. 20 years as a Medicine Shoppe Franchise and 5 years as Jen Care Pharmacy in Haltom City, Texas. She is a founding member of the Alliance of Independent Pharmacy and a Past President of the Texas Pharmacy Association and the Tarrant County Pharmacy Association.

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Originally Published

August 3, 2019


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Implementing the Patient Care Process for Hepatitis C Patients - Video
  • Implementing the Patient Care Process for Hepatitis C Patients - Paper

How To Attend

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Technical Requirements

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Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.


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