Event Information:

  • Mon

    Selkirk College Nursing Students' Hepatitis C Seminar

    8:00 am - 1:00 pmSelkirk College, 301 Frank Beinder Way, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 4L3

    Selkirk College nursing students in CASTLEGAR are hosting an intense half-day workshop and luncheon for medical staff, faculty, students, and the public on March 20 from 8 am to 1pm.

    Topic: HEPATITIS C. There will be a HepC 101-type intro to hepatitis C and the new cures.

    Guests will include:

    • Visitors from HepCBC Hepatitis C Education & Prevention Society who will present a short film and a patient panel, sharing personal experiences with hepatitis C and both the older and newer treatments.
    • ANKORS will present about the local hepatitis C landscape and services available for HCV+ people and their families in the Kootenays.
    • Nursing students will reflect on the problems of Hep C stigma and what the medical profession can do about it.

    FOR MORE INFO: contact ANKORS HepC program <ankorshepc@ankors.bc.ca> or Robin of HepCBC <eor@shaw.ca>

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