Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis A | Postexposure Prophylaxis after Exposure to Hepatitis A Virus

Logo of Hepatitis Web Study at UW Continuing Nursing Education.In this case study, you will learn to describe the general approach to postexposure prophylaxis for hepatitis A and to identify groups that should receive immune globulin for postexposure prophylaxis.

Course format and requirements

To earn contact hours you must complete a post-test and submit an evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.

Hepatitis Web Study is co-provided by the Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Target Audience

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals across all settings

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be better able to:

  • Describe the general approach to postexposure prophylaxis for hepatitis A.
  • Identify groups that should receive immune globulin for postexposure prophylaxis.

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Topics: 
  • Postexposure prophylaxis for hepatitis A
  • Groups that should receive immune globulin

 

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours
  • 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
05/22/2013
Expires: 
11/14/2017

Miriam J. Alter, Ph.D
Robert E. Shope Professor and Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program, Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

H. Nina Kim, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington 

Available Credit

  • 0.50 Contact hours
  • 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
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