DM1015: CHRONIC HEPATITIS C: CURRENT DISEASE MANAGEMENT
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case manager will be able to:
Identify the 5 major high-risk groups for contracting Hepatitis
Identify and describe the 3 main mechanisms for transmission of
the Hepatitis C virus.
Identify and discuss the clinical manifestation of: Hepatitis C
infection, Cirrhosis of the Liver and extrahepatic manifestations.
Explain the 6 serologic tests used to confirm a diagnosis of Hepatitis
Name the 8 major conditions that can be confused clinically with
chronic hepatitis C.
Describe the 2 different regimens approved as therapy for hepatitis
Discuss the common and uncommon side effects of alpha interferon
therapy and ribavirin therapy.
Describe the steps involved in the Hepatitis C algorithm for treatment.
Risk Factors and Transmission
Clinical Symptoms and Signs
The Future of Hepatitis C: Research
Selected Review Articles and References
Patient Education Resources