Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2016 - Hepatitis C and Cirrhosis in the Adult and Older Adult

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Hepatitis C and Cirrhosis in the Adult and Older Adult

Course Description

This module introduces providers to the new screening recommendations and options for treating adults with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The lecture also addresses new, non-invasive methods of assessing the degree of fibrosis in a patient with long-term HCV and when to refer for specialized treatment. 

Featuring—

Anne Croghan, MN, ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Organ Transplant and Liver Center, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle

Comments from lecture attendees:

"From watching this lecture, I gained an increased understanding about current testing and treatment practices for Hepatitis C. It will allow me to have better knowledge in answering patient questions/concerns regarding status of their treatment plans."

 

Target Audience

For adult nurse practitioners, geriatric nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this module, you will be better able to:

  1. Identify current CDC guidelines for testing “baby boomers” for chronic hepatitis C.
  2. Be familiar with new hepatitis C direct-acting antivirals.
  3. State three aspects of caring for patients with cirrhosis.

 

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
08/11/2016
Expires: 
08/11/2020
Cost:
$20.00

Available Credit

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

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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