Online Education | Hepatitis Web Study: Hepatitis C | Management of Treatment-Naïve Genotypes 2 and 3 HCV Infection

Logo of Hepatitis Web Study at UW Continuing Nursing Education.In this case study, you will learn the current standard treatment regimen recommended for patients with hepatitis C genotype 2 or 3 infection and about some of the more controversial elements of management including optimal duration of therapy and ribavirin dosing in more treatment-refractory subsets of patients with genotype 2 or 3 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 current standard treatment regimen recommended for patients with hepatitis C genotype 2 or 3 infection.

  • Discuss some of the more controversial elements of management including optimal duration of therapy and ribavirin dosing in more treatment-refractory subsets of patients with genotype 2 or 3 infection.

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Topics: 
  • Standard treatment regimen recommended for patients with hepatitis C genotype 2 or 3 infection.

  • Controversial elements of management including optimal duration of therapy and ribavirin dosing in more treatment-refractory subsets of patients with genotype 2 or 3 infection.

 

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours
  • 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
07/09/2013
Expires: 
11/14/2017

Jennifer C. Ling, MD
Senior Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington School of Medicine

H. Nina Kim, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

Available Credit

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