Volume 3, Issue 3: Best practices in identifying cirrhosis and HCC in patients infected with HBV – role of prediction models

e-ViralHepatitis Review is a monthly CE series for nurses, nurse practitioners, and others involved in the care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis. 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 3, Issue 3)

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

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

  •  Identify which patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection have high risk for cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
  •  Outline the utility and limitations of prediction models for cirrhosis and HCC in patients with chronic HBV infection
  •  Describe how to incorporate predicted risk of HCC into decisions regarding hepatitis B treatment
 
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
Course opens: 
10/29/2013
Course expires: 
10/28/2015
Cost:
$0.00

Mark S. Sulkowski, MD

Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Viral Hepatitis Center

Divisions of Infectious Disease and Gastroenterology/Hepatology

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/29/2013
Course expires: 
10/28/2015

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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