Self-Reported Competency Related To Testing, Management And Treatment Of Hcv Infection Among Physicians Prescribing Opioid Agonist Therapy: The C-Scope Study

Author: Jason Grebely, Martine Drolet, Chizoba Nwankwo, Martha Torrens, Andrej Kastelic, Stephan Walcher, Lorenzo Somaini, Emily Mulvihill, Jochen Ertl, and Alain H Litwin

Theme: Epidemiology & Public Health Research Year: 2017

Background: This study evaluated competency related to HCV testing, management and treatment among physicians practicing in clinics offering OAT.
Methods: C-SCOPE is a study consisting of a self-administered survey among physicians practicing at clinics providing OAT in Australia, Canada, Europe and USA between April-May, 2017. A 7-point scale (1=None; 2=Vague knowledge/skills/competence; 3=Slight knowledge/skills/competence; 4=Average; 5=Competent; 6=Very competent, 7=Expert) was used to measure Download abstract