Announcements: Hepatitis Single Topic Conference --- June 4--5, 2011
Registration is still open for the Hepatitis Single Topic Conference, Chronic Viral Hepatitis: Strategies to Improve Effectiveness of Screening and Treatment, to be held June 4--5, 2011, at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Deadline for registration is May 6, 2011. However, late registration will be accepted, and participants also will be permitted to register at the conference.
Cosponsored by CDC and the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, the Hepatitis Single Topic Conference will cover current and novel approaches to viral hepatitis testing, referral to care, and clinical management. Participants also will learn about the epidemiology of chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C, the role of community engagement and education in viral hepatitis prevention and care, models of care that optimize patient acceptance and adherence to care and treatment, and options for clinical monitoring and therapy. The conference will be of interest to hepatologists, gastroenterologists, primary-care physicians, health-care managers, insurers, public health professionals, policy makers, industry representatives, patient advocate organizations, and any other health professional seeking to expand awareness regarding viral hepatitis prevention and treatment.
No continuing education credits will be provided for this conference. Additional information regarding the conference and registration is available at http://www.aasld.org/conferences/meetings/pages/hepatitissingletopicconference.aspx.
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