Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis B | Deciding to Initiate Antiviral Treatment in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
In this case study, you will learn the goals of therapy and when to initiate therapy for patients with chronic hepatitis B 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.
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 goals of therapy for chronic hepatitis B infection.
Discuss when to initiate therapy for patients with chronic hepatitis B infection.
Goals of therapy for chronic hepatitis B infection
When to initiate therapy for patients with chronic hepatitis B infection
John D. Scott, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Assistant Director, Hepatitis and Liver Clinic, University of Washington
- 0.50 Contact hours
- 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level