JUL 27, 2021 10:00 AM PDT

Update on HBV testing and treatment: today and tomorrow

Sponsored by: DiaSorin
Speaker
  • Dr. Robert Gish

    Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of Nevada Schools of Medicine in Las Vegas and in Reno
    BIOGRAPHY

Event Date & Time
Date:  July 27, 2021
Time: 10:00am (PDT),  1:00pm (EDT)
Abstract
Dr. Gish will cover current USPSTF recommendations  (risk based) and Hepatitis B Foundation for HBV screening. Additionally the presentation will explore if risk based screening has been successful in decreasing HBV and see if  there is sufficient evidence that risked based screening works. Finally, the webinar will address the following questions: What are the tests used to screen for HBV?  What are the next steps in vaccination for HBV for all adults? and should all HBV patients be tested for HDV?
 
Learning Objectives
  • Overview of Hep B risk based screening: Current USPSTF Guideline review and Hepatitis B foundation recommendations and level of success and evidence for risk based screening
  • Discuss the impact of Covid-19 on testing and treatment for HBV
  • Discuss new insights and developments in HBV: Vaccination, HDV, Educational initiatives
 
 
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