Integration Hepatitis C Care Into Your MAT Clinic
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Expires on Nov 12, 2023
Credit Offered
1 CME Credit
1 COP Credit

The “Integrating Hepatitis C Care into your MAT Clinic” webinar, presented by faculty expert, Dr. Yavar Moghimi will provide an overview of the evidence of medication-assisted treatments (MAT), such as buprenorphine or methadone, as an effective preventative method against blood-borne viruses commonly associated with injection opioid use such as hepatitis C virus (HCV).This activity will highlight the impact of applying the HCV care continuum on the treatment outcomes for OUD patients with comorbid infections. Best practices on how to effectively interact and talk with psychiatric patients about their substance use and how MAT can act as an effective co-prevention method for HCV infection.

Learning Objectives

  • Digest and analyze recent clinical trial data for OUD medications in CJS settings
  • Apply MAT in coordination with HCV care of patients
  • Cite and utilize evidence-based interventions to enhance the HCV care continuum

Target Audience

Psychiatrists, other healthcare professionals interested in learning about OUD and the HCV care continuum

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: November 12, 2020
End Date: November 12, 2023

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned.


The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychiatric Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty and Planner Disclosures


  • Yavar Moghimi, M.D. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Program Planners

  • John Renner, M.D. Dr. Renner discloses the following relationship:APA Publishing royalties for the handbook Office-Based Buprenorphine for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

The American Psychiatric Association is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website to people with disabilities. If you have trouble accessing any of APA’s online resources, please contact us at 202-559-3900 for assistance.

Technical Requirements

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using any of the following:

  • The latest and 2nd latest public versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari
  • Internet Explorer 11+

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Optimal System Configuration:

  • Browser: Google Chrome (latest and 2nd latest version), Safari (latest and 2nd latest version), Internet Explorer 11.0+, Firefox (latest and 2nd latest version), or Microsoft Edge (latest and 2nd latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows versions 8.1+, Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) +, Android (latest and 2nd latest version), or iOS/iPad OS (latest and 2nd latest version)
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements:

  • Windows PC: Windows 8.1 or higher; 1 GB (for 32-bit)/2 GB (for 64-bit) or higher RAM; Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher with latest updates installed; Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster) processor; 512 MB or higher RAM; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

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