Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis B | Deciding to Initiate Antiviral Treatment in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection

Logo of Hepatitis Web Study at UW Continuing Nursing Education.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.

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:

  • Describe the goals of therapy for chronic hepatitis B infection.

  • Discuss when to initiate therapy for patients with chronic hepatitis B infection.

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Topics: 
  • Goals of therapy for chronic hepatitis B infection

  • When to initiate therapy for patients with chronic hepatitis B infection

     

 

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours
  • 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
02/13/2013
Expires: 
11/14/2017

John D. Scott, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Assistant Director, Hepatitis and Liver Clinic, University of Washington

Available Credit

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