Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis B | Choosing an Antiviral Agent for Initial Treatment of Hepatitis B Virus Infection
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.
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.
Advantages and disadvantages of interferon-based therapy
Rationale for the preferred status of certain oral antiviral agents
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
- 0.50 Contact hours
- 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level