Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis A | Postexposure Prophylaxis after Exposure to Hepatitis A Virus
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.
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.
- Postexposure prophylaxis for hepatitis A
- Groups that should receive immune globulin
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
- 0.50 Contact hours
- 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level