CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online - 2nd Edition | 1 | Screening and Diagnosis of Hepatitis C Infection | Recommendations for Hepatitis C Screening
In this course you will learn CDC screening and testing recommendations for chronic hepatitis C infection. Also discussed is the impact of the 1945 to 1965 birth cohort hepatitis testing on the hepatitis C epidemic.
Primary care physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, hospitalists, infectious disease specialists, gastroenterologists and hepatologists
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, you should be better able to:
- Summarize CDC screening and testing recommendations for chronic hepatitis C infection.
- Discuss the impact of the 1945 to 1965 birth cohort hepatitis testing on the hepatitis C epidemic.
Historical HCV Testing Based Only on Risk Factors
Birth-Cohort (1945-1965) Hepatitis C Testing
Impact of Birth-Cohort Hepatitis C Testing
Expanded Screening for All Adults
Current Hepatitis C Testing Recommendations
David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington
- 1.00 Contact hours