Switzerland

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

This CME accredited Program was adapted for Switzerland by a local expert steering committee and in collaboration with local partners, including Infodrog and the Swiss Association for the Medical Management in Substance Users (SAMMSU). Local delivery of this Program is now managed by Infodrog. 

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 the workshop. Or, you can complete the online modules independently. 

French 

German

Italian   

Workshops.

All workshops are accredited for CPD by the Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine and the Swiss Society of Gastroenterology.

Workshops are free to attend but places are limited so registration is essential. 

Date
Location
Details
Registration
05 November 2020
Hôtel Alpha Palmiers,
Lausanne,
Switzerland

Registration closed

01 October 2020
Canvetto luganese Via Rinaldo Simen 14,
Lugano,
Switzerland

Registration closed

10 September 2020
Infodrog, Eigerplatz 5,
Bern,
Switzerland

Registration closed

21 January 2020
Arud, Schützengasse 3,
Zürich,
Switzerland

Registration closed

12 December 2019
Hôtel Alpha Palmiers,
Lausanne,
Switzerland

Registration closed

Resources

Decision making in HCV (French)

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. 

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Decision making in HCV (Italian)

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. 

Download

Decision making in HCV (German)

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. 

Download

Swiss 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 Swiss Steering Committee members are: 

  • Dr Alberto Moriggia
    Infectious Disease Specialist, Epatocentro Liver Clinic and Ingrado Addiction Clinic
  • Ms Marzia Borojevic
    Lecturer in Nursing, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) and Nurse, Ingrado Addiction Clinic
  • Dr Philip Bruggmann
    Addiction Doctor/Research Associate/Head Physician Internal Medicine, Arud Center of Addiction Medicine
  • Dr Erika Castro
    Internal Medicine Specialist/Tropical Medicine, Addiction Medicine Centre, Hospitalier Universitaire vaudois, University of Lausanne
  • Ms Lucia Galgano
    Scientific Collaborator, Infodrog
  • Ms Tina Horschik
    Nurse, Arud Center of Addiction Medicine
  • Mr Dominique Schori
    Scientific Research Fellow, Infodrog
  • Dr Christine Thurnheer
    Infectious Diseases Physician Infectious Disease, University Hospital of Bern