Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis B | Choosing an Antiviral Agent for Initial Treatment of Hepatitis B Virus Infection

Logo of Hepatitis Web Study at UW Continuing Nursing Education.In this case study, you will learn the advantages and disadvantages of interferon-based therapy and the rationale for the preferred status of certain oral antiviral agents.

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:

  • Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of interferon-based therapy.

  • Explain the rationale for the preferred status of certain oral antiviral agents.

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Topics: 
  • Advantages and disadvantages of interferon-based therapy

  • Rationale for the preferred status of certain oral antiviral agents

     

     

 

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours
  • 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
01/01/2014
Expires: 
11/14/2017

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

Chloe L. Thio, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University

 

Available Credit

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