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%.
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.
Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals across all settings.
- 4.00 Contact hours
- 2.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level