Volume 2, Issue 6: Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection- 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 6)


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:    

  • Differentiate how occult HBV differs from classical HBV infections.

  • Describe the long term clinical consequences of occult HBV infection, including disease reactivation and cirrhosis.

  • Explain the pros and cons of screening of occult HBV in different population settings, highlighting the associated risk of hepatocellular carcinoma.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ANCC
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Kenneth E. Sherman, MD, PhD
Gould Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Digestive Diseases
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ANCC


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