Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Common Management Issues
The Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing are pleased to present the offering, Hepatitis Web Study, a free online education series for healthcare workers who provide clinical care to persons with viral hepatitis.
The series offers online, interactive, case-based modules focused on diagnosis and management of hepatitis A, B, C, and other hepatitis viruses. Modules are composed of case studies which include a patient scenario, discussion (readings), slides with high-quality illustrations and graphics, definitions, references, resource links, a post-test and an evaluation.
To earn free continuing education credit for each case study, complete the learning activities, post-test and evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as required to achieve a passing grade of 80%.
After taking this course, you should be better able to:
- Describe the appropriate steps required to perform diagnostic paracentesis.
- List the appropriate initial tests to order when performing a diagnostic paracentesis.
- Discuss appropriate use of sodium restriction and diuretic therapy for the management of ascites.
- Summarize the approach to patients with refractory ascites.
Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals across all settings.
- 1.00 Contact hours
- 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level