Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis C | Diagnosis of Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Logo of Hepatitis Web Study at UW Continuing Nursing Education.In this case study, you will learn about the sensitivity and specificity of different antibody tests for diagnosing patients with chronic hepatitis C infection and the general approach to diagnosing patients with chronic hepatitis C in high prevalence and low prevalence settings.

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:

  • Explain the sensitivity and specificity of different antibody tests for diagnosing patients with chronic hepatitis C infection.

  • Describe the general approach to diagnosing patients with chronic hepatitis C in high prevalence and low prevalence settings..

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Topics: 
  • Sensitivity and specificity of different antibody tests for diagnosing patients with chronic hepatitis C infection.

  • Approach to diagnosing patients with chronic hepatitis C in high prevalence and low prevalence settings.

 

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours
Available: 
07/20/2012
Expires: 
11/14/2017

David L. Thomas, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore

Available Credit

  • 0.50 Contact hours
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