Postexposure Prophylaxis following Occupational Exposure to Hepatitis B Virus

Logo of Hepatitis Web Study at UW Continuing Nursing Education.In this case study, you will learn indications, schedules, and dosing for hepatitis B immunization, how to evaluate response to hepatitis B vaccine, and the approach to non-responders.

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 should be better able to:

  • List indications, schedules, and dosing for hepatitis B immunization.

  • Discuss evaluating response to hepatitis B vaccine and the approach to non-responders.

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Topics: 
  • Indications, schedules, and dosing for hepatitis B immunization.

  • Evaluating response to hepatitis B vaccine and the approach to non-responders

 

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours
  • 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
07/06/2013
Expires: 
07/06/2016

Emily Darby, MD
Clinical Instructor, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington School of Medicine; The Polyclinic, Seattle, Washington

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
  • 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
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