Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis C

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%.

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Learning objectives

After taking this course, you should be better able to:

  • Explain the sensitivity and specificity of different antibody tests for diagnosing patients with chronic hepatitis C infection.
  • Describe the general approach for diagnosing patients with chronic hepatitis C in high prevalence and low prevalence settings.
  • Identify appropriate indicators for the provision of treatment for chronic hepatitis C.
  • List the key factors in determining a response to treatment for hepatitis C.
  • Summarize the risk factors associated with perinatal HCV transmission.
  • Discuss the evaluation of neonates who have HCV-infected mothers.

Target Audience

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals across all settings.

Additional Information

Format: 
Case-Study
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 4.00 Contact hours
  • 2.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
01/01/2013
Expires: 
01/01/2016

Available Credit

  • 4.00 Contact hours
  • 2.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
 
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