CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online | 4 | Goals for Treatment and Predicting Response

This course discusses the goals and rationale for hepatitis C therapy with patients considering treatment. Also covered is how to better predict a patient's response to treatment for chronic hepatitis C infection based on specific host and viral factors.

 

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:

  • Discuss the goals and rationale for hepatitis C therapy with patients considering treatment. 
  • Predict a patient's response to treatment for chronic hepatitis C infection based on specific host and viral factors.

Additional Information

Format: 
CE Certificate Only
Topics: 

Goals and Rationale for Treatment
Viral Factors that Predict Response to Therapy
Host Factors that Predict Response to Therapy
Degree of Fibrosis and Prior Treatment Response
Goals for Treatment and Predicting Response

 

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

John D. Scott, MD
Assistant Director Hepatitis and Liver Clinic, Harborview Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

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

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
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