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DM1015: CHRONIC HEPATITIS C: CURRENT DISEASE MANAGEMENT
by National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

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OBJECTIVES

The case manager will be able to:

1. Identify the 5 major high-risk groups for contracting Hepatitis C.

2. Identify and describe the 3 main mechanisms for transmission of the Hepatitis C virus.

3. Identify and discuss the clinical manifestation of: Hepatitis C infection, Cirrhosis of the Liver and extrahepatic manifestations.

4. Explain the 6 serologic tests used to confirm a diagnosis of Hepatitis C.

5. Name the 8 major conditions that can be confused clinically with chronic hepatitis C.

6. Describe the 2 different regimens approved as therapy for hepatitis C.

7. Discuss the common and uncommon side effects of alpha interferon therapy and ribavirin therapy.

8. Describe the steps involved in the Hepatitis C algorithm for treatment.



OUTLINE

A. Introduction

B. Risk Factors and Transmission

C. Clinical Symptoms and Signs

D. Serologic Tests

E. Liver Biopsy

F. Immunostaining

G. Diagnosis

H. Treatment

I. The Future of Hepatitis C: Research

J. Selected Review Articles and References

K. Patient Education Resources

 
 
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