CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online - 2nd Edition | 2 | Evaluation, Staging and Monitoring of Chronic Hepatitis C | Evaluation and Staging of Liver Fibrosis

This course explains the indications, risks, and histologic assessment for liver biopsy in persons with chronic hepatitis C infection. Also discussed will be non-invasive tests of liver fibrosis and the potential clinical utility of these tests.

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 will be better able to:

  • Explain the indications, risks, and histologic assessment for liver biopsy in persons with chronic hepatitis C infection.
  • Examine non-invasive tests of liver fibrosis and examine the potential clinical utility of these tests.

Additional Information

Format: 
CE Certificate Only
Topics: 

Core Concepts
Background
Liver Biopsy and Histologic Assessment of the Liver
Indirect Markers of Cirrhosis
Direct Markers of Fibrosis
Radiologic Imaging to Estimate Fibrosis

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Available: 
06/01/2018
Expires: 
06/01/2021

Paula P. Cox-North, PhD, ARNP

Margaret C. Shuhart, MD, MS

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Activity Availability

Available: 
06/01/2018
Expires: 
06/01/2021
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