VIDEO: Resident training program improves HCV screening rates, comfort with treatment

BOSTON — Residents who learn to screen and treat patients for hepatitis C virus infection in a primary care setting reported feeling more comfortable prescribing treatment, with improved screening rates reported, according to a poster.
To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of training residents in primary care, researchers used an educational model in which a hepatology team worked with residents to screen, identify and treat patients with HCV.
“We did highlight higher risk individuals as not appropriate for the residents to treat, and we tried to use that simplified AASLD

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