Continuing Medical Education
Hepatitis B Online
Earn free continuing education credits from the University of Washington’s self-study HBV modules for providers.
MMWR and Medscape
Earn free continuing education credits from MMWR and Medscape about updated adult hepatitis B vaccination recommendations.
Earn free continuing education credits from Medscape about incorporating updated hepatitis b screening, testing, and vaccination recommendations into clinical practice.
Tools & Resources
The ABCs of Hepatitis Fact Sheet
This page summarizes hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C with an overview of statistics, transmission, risk factors, clinical features, screening, testing and vaccination recommendations.
Hepatitis B Online
Free education website from the University of Washington Infectious Diseases & Assessment (IDEA) program. This resource includes HBV primary care guidance, course modules, medications, and clinical calculators.
Get the latest guidance on prevention and management of viral hepatitis from CDC and Medscape. Use your free Medscape membership to stay current.
Interpretation of Hepatitis B Serologic Test Results
This page describes the four most common tests used in hepatitis B serologic testing and provides guidance to interpret different patterns of test results.
Recommendations for Routine Testing and Follow-up for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection
This page summarizes the CDC’s recommendations for testing for chronic hepatitis B including specific populations and a map of endemic countries. (MMWR, 2008;57(RR-8)
Testing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for Hepatitis B
This two page fact sheet for health care providers on Hepatitis B and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders outlines who should be tested and the recommended follow-up for a positive HbsAg.
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The Pink Book -Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Includes a description of the disease, pathogenesis, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, medical management, epidemiology, risk factors, trends in the United States, vaccine details, vaccination schedule and use, contraindications and precautions to vaccination, adverse reactions following vaccination, vaccine storage and handling, and reference or publications.
Hepatitis B Chapter [PDF – 24 pages]
Viral Hepatitis Serology Training
This training includes an animated video with voiceover that covers the serologic tests for acute and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, the serological diagnosis of HBV, the meanings of serologic markers, and interpret serologic test results.
Current Issues in Immunization Webinar: Update on ACIP Recommendations for Hepatitis B Vaccination
Current Issues in Immunization April 2022. Presented by the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.
“Ask the Experts: Hepatitis B”
Check out Immunize.org’s popular Ask the Experts: Hepatitis B web page. This extensive list of clinical questions and answers incorporates the updated recommendation for universal vaccination of adults 19 through age 59 and includes information about PreHevbrio (manufactured by VBI).
Universal Hepatitis B Vaccination in Adults Aged 19–59 Years: Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2022
Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines, 2021
Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
CDC Guidance for Evaluating Health-Care Personnel for Hepatitis B Virus Protection and for Administering Postexposure Management
Updated CDC Recommendations for the Management of Hepatitis B Virus–Infected Health-Care Providers and Students
Use of Hepatitis B Vaccination for Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Recommendations for Identification and Public Health Management of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Geographic Distribution of Chronic Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Infection