Portugal

Hepatitis C in Primary Care and Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Program

  • Administração Regional de Saúde de Lisboa e Vale do Tejo
  • Ares Do Pinhal
  • Associação Nacional das Farmácias
  • Associação Portuguesa de Enfermeiros de Endoscopia e Gastrenterologia
  • Associação Portuguesa para o Estudo das Drogas e das Dependências
  • Associação Portuguesa para o Estudo do Fígado
  • Associação Portuguesa de Medicina Geral e Familiar
  • CRESCER
  • Grupo de Activistas em Tratamento
  • Ordem dos Médicos
  • SOS Hepatites
  • Sociedade Portuguesa de Gastrenterologia
  • Sociedade Portuguesa de Medicina Interna
  • Sociedade Portuguesa de Medicina do Trabalho

 

Online modules cover: HCV epidemiology and prevention, HCV testing and diagnosis, HCV treatment, ongoing monitoring.

The highly interactive workshops give participants an opportunity to put learning into practice. Facilitated by local experts in the field, the workshop is structured around real-life case studies giving attendees the skills to confidently manage patients with hepatitis C.

Open access online learning modules

This online learning module consists of four individual modules that should be completed in sequential order. Each module will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete and all four modules must be completed prior to attending a workshop. Or, you can complete the online learning independently. 

Online learning modules (Portuguese)

Workshops

The highly interactive workshops give participants an opportunity to put learning into practice. Facilitated by local experts in the field, the workshop is structured around real-life case studies giving attendees the skills to confidently manage patients with hepatitis C.

The workshop is free to attend, but places are limited so registration is essential. 

Date
Location
Details
Registration
25 March 2019
Mercure Porto Gaia Hotel,
Porto,
Portugal

Registration closed

22 March 2019
Tivoli Coimbra Hotel,
Coimbra,
Portugal

Registration closed

15 March 2019
Mercure Lisboa,
Lisbon,
Portugal

Registration closed

Resources

Decision Making in HCV

This resource covers indications for testing and diagnosis of hepatitis C and provides a step-by-step guide to treating hepatitis C in primary care. 

Portuguese

Decision Making in Viral Hepatitis Related Advanced Liver Disease 

An overview of the causes of advanced liver disease, when to suspect advanced liver disease is present, when to refer to a specialist or when immediate referral to hospital is indicated, and decompensated cirrhosis.

Portuguese

Toolkit 

Portuguese

Portuguese Steering Committee

The Education Program is developed and delivered in collaboration with many partners. The International Education Program Steering Committee provide oversight and direction to the Program and we thank them for their involvement. Our Portuguese Steering Committee members are: 

  • Prof. Rui Tato Marinho
    Gastroenterology Physician, Hospital Santa Maria
  • Prof. Armando Carvalho
    Internal Medicine Specialist, Head of the Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra
  • Dr Rodrigo Coutinho
    Drug and Alcohol Physician, Ares do Pinhal
  • Ms Magda Ferreira
    Peer Counsellor Grupo de Ativistas em Tratamentos (GAT)
  • Prof. Guilherme Macedo
    Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Hospital São João
  • Dr Fernando Maltez
    Infectious Disease Specialist, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central
  • Mr Rafael Oliveira
    Nurse, Hospital Capuchos
  • Prof. Rui Sarmento e Castro
    Infectious Disease Specialist Director, Infectious Diseases Service
  • Mr Daniel Simões
    Policy Officer, Grupo de Ativistas em Tratamentos (GAT)
  • Dr Monica Sousa
    Internal Medicine Specialist, Hospital Beatriz Ângelo
  • Dr Cristina Valente
    Infectious Diseases Physician, Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra
  • Dr Miguel Vasconcelos
    Drug and Alcohol Physician, ET Taipas