Postexposure Prophylaxis following Occupational Exposure to Hepatitis B Virus
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.
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.
Indications, schedules, and dosing for hepatitis B immunization.
Evaluating response to hepatitis B vaccine and the approach to non-responders
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
- 0.50 Contact hours
- 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level