CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online | 2 | Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

This course helps learners determine which patients with chronic hepatitis C infection should undergo hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance. Also discussed will be the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) recommendations for surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hospitalizes, infectious disease specialists, gastroenterologists and hepatologists

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

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

  • Determine which patients with chronic hepatitis C infection should undergo hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance
  • Describe the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) recommendations for surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma

Additional Information

Format: 
CE Certificate Only
Topics: 

Core Concepts
Significance of HCC and Rationale for Surveillance
Evidence for Benefit of HCC Screening in HCV-Infected Patients
Recommended HCC Surveillance in Patients with Hepatitis C
Surveillance Testing Methods
Recommendations from Professional Organizations for HCC screening

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Available: 
08/01/2013
Expires: 
08/01/2016

Rena K. Fox, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine,University of California at San Francisco

David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
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