Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis B | Natural History of Chronic Hepatitis B Infection

Logo of Hepatitis Web Study at UW Continuing Nursing Education.In this case study, you will learn the major stages of chronic hepatitis B virus infection and the natural history of patients following acute hepatitis B virus infection.

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:

  • List the major stages of chronic hepatitis B virus infection.
  • Summarize the natural history of patients following acute hepatitis B virus infection.

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Topics: 
  • Stages of chronic hepatitis B virus infection

  • Natural history of patients following acute hepatitis B virus infection

 

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours
Available: 
02/22/2013
Expires: 
11/14/2017

Brian J. McMahon, MD
Scientific Program and Clinical Director, Liver Disease and Hepatitis Program, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Guest Researcher, Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Medical Director, Northwest AIDS Education Training Center, University of Washington

Available Credit

  • 0.50 Contact hours
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