Volume 2, Issue 12: Hepatitis C and Host Genetics- PODCAST

e-Viral Hepatitis Review is a monthly CE series for nurses, nurse practitioners, and others involved in the care of patients with viral hepatitis. It provides updates on the latest research, best practices, and issues currently under debate, as well as a concise review of relevant journal literature.

(Volume 2, Issue 12)


Target Audience

Nurses and health care professionals involved in the care of patients with viral hepatitis.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to: 

  • Explain the potential for host genetic factors to cause inter-individual effects on the course of hepatitis C.

  • Discuss potential uses of the IL28B genotype in clinical decision-making.

  • Describe the impact of IL28B-associated genetic variation on response to both interferon-based and interferon-free therapies.


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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ANCC
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Author Raymond T. Chung, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Hepatology
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chief of Gastroenterology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ANCC


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