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Viral Hepatitis Serology Training

Female doctor checking a patient's heartbeat

Authors: Eric E. Mast, MD, MPH & Linda A. Moyer, RN, Division Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Equipment Needed: The participant can access the materials with a Web browser, Internet connection, and a Macromedia Flash plug-in. Download Flash Player.

Target Audience: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Public Health Professionals (non-physicians)

Format: This course is comprised of six animated tutorials with voiceovers and eight case studies.

Objectives: Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the different serologic tests for Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection, Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, Hepatitis D virus (HDV) infection, and Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection.
  2. Understand the serological diagnosis of HAV, acute and chronic HBV, acute and chronic HCV, and Hepatitis B and Hepatitis D (HBV/HDV) coinfection
  3. Understand the meanings of serologic markers
  4. Understand and interpret serologic test results
  5. Identify appropriate hepatitis serologic tests when presented with patient information

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Disclosure: CDC, our planners, and the presenters for this seminar do not have financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. This presentation does not involve the unlabeled use of a product or product under investigational use. There was no commercial support for this activity.

Support/Funding: This program has been developed by the Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention.

FEES: None.

CE credits are no longer available for this training. CE Origination/Expiration/Renewal dates: April 1, 2006 – April 1, 2011

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