Viral Hepatitis Serology Online Training: Hepatitis A–E
This online training is comprised of six animated tutorials with voiceovers
and eight case studies. The tutorials and case studies combine to teach
the course objectives.
Hepatitis Web Study
The University of Washington - Seattle Prevention Training Center was
funded by the Division of Viral Hepatitis to develop a website that offers
free CME/CNE credits. The interactive case studies cover a broad array
of topics related to prevention, management, and treatment of viral hepatitis.
Hepatitis C Online Course
The University of Washington was funded by the Division of Viral hepatitis to develop a self-study, interactive course for medical providers on Hepatitis C infection. At this time, Module 1: Screening and Diagnosis of Hepatitis C Infection and Module 2: Evaluation, Staging, and Monitoring of Chronic Hepatitis C are active. Additional modules will be posted soon.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham - National Training Center for Integrated Hepatitis HIV/STD Prevention Services is funded by the Division of Viral Hepatitis to develop a website dedicated to the provision of practice-focused distance learning programs. This site provides training for front line workers in HIV and STD prevention programs in Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and clinics.
Medscape Education (medscape.org) is a provider of continuous professional development, comprising 30+ specialty-focused websites offering thousands of free CME/CE courses and not-for-credit activities for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Medscape and the CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis have worked together to provide the following educational opportunities:
- Birth Cohort-Based Screening: A New Strategy for Reducing HCV-Related Morbidity and Mortality.
- CDC Expert Commentary: A Silent Epidemic: Why Chronic Hepatitis B Matters
- CDC Expert Commentary: Hepatitis B Vaccine for Adults With Diabetes
- CDC Expert Commentary: Testing for Hepatitis C: New Guidance
HCV Education for New Treaters Available from AASLD
The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases has launched a new educational program providing practical strategies for managing patients with viral hepatitis C. ACT-on-HCV is designed to increase the confidence and competence of healthcare professionals who are new to providing care for patients with HCV. Five interactive modules, webinars, and an experiential component address an overview of HCV, genotyping and predictors of response, selecting patients, initiating treatment and the first eight weeks, and managing side effects of therapy.
Free registration is required. Training access.