CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online | 4 | Making a Decision on Whether to Initiate Treatment

This course provides reflection on the indications, contraindications, and patient readiness when considering initiating hepatitis C therapy. You will also learn how to integrate knowledge of new and future medications when considering the timing of initiating hepatitis C therapy.  

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:

  • Reflect on the indications, contraindications, and patient readiness when considering initiating hepatitis C therapy.
  • Integrate knowledge of new and future medications when considering the timing of initiating hepatitis C therapy.  

Additional Information

Format: 
CE Certificate Only
Topics: 

Indications for Treatment
Contraindications for Treatment
Patient Readiness
Timing of Initiation of Treatment
Making a Decision on Whether to Initiate Treatment
Anticipating New Regimens with DAAs for Hepatitis C

 

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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