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.
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.
Liver Biopsy and Histologic Assessment of the Liver
Indirect Markers of Cirrhosis
Direct Markers of Fibrosis
Radiologic Imaging to Estimate Fibrosis
Paula P. Cox-North, PhD, ARNP
Margaret C. Shuhart, MD, MS
- 1.00 Contact hours