Viral Hepatitis

Return to Chronic Conditions sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Distinguish hepatitis strains in symptomatic patients in order to provide an accurate diagnosis and prescribe appropriate therapies.
2. Assess the prevalence of viral hepatitis in your patient population and identify patients who should receive the hepatitis A and B vaccines.
3. Evaluate training needs on laboratory testing methods for hepatitis and appropriate interpretation of results.
4. Counsel patients on behavioral modifications to reduce the risk of exposure to hepatitis strains.
5. Compare treatment options for patients with viral hepatitis.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017

David T. Walsworth, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University

Presented by:

B. Wayne Blount, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Medical Director, JenCare; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017
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