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Hepatitis C through a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Lens (On Demand-CE) is a Course

Hepatitis C through a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Lens (On Demand-CE)

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CE and certificate of completion are free.

This training will focus on highlighting the importance of using diversity-equity-inclusion-justice (DEIJ) frameworks in Hepatitis C virus (HCV) surveillance, treatment, and prevention.

This training was originally presented on February 24, 2024.

Audience

Local public health and healthcare workforce involved in infectious disease in MI and beyond

Learning Objectives

  • Describe current health inequities and disparities that exist for Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
  • Recognize the value-add of integrating a diversity-equity-inclusion-justice (DEIJ) framework into infectious disease practice
  • Explain how infectious disease professionals can combat HCV spread using a DEIJ approach
  • Identify 2-3 HCV treatment, prevention, and access approaches that implement DEIJ principles

Instructors

  • Teresa Juridico, MPH, Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator, Division of Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Disease, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Courtney Wickes, MPH, Disease Intervention Specialist – Team Lead, Division of Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Disease, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Continuing Education Credit

  • Up to 1.25 Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits may be earned at this event
  • Certificate of Completion*

*A Certificate of Completion will also be available for 1.25 contact hours. You may submit the certificate on your own to the licensing body for Category II CE.

Sponsors

Public Health Prepared is the workforce development and public health practice branch of the broader Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats & Pandemic Preparedness (MCIDT) initiative, funded by the University of Michigan. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Public Health Prepared, MCIDT, or the University of Michigan.

This event is co-sponsored by the Region V Public Health Training Center.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($929,475). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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