Volume 3, Issue 5: Cure of Hepatitis B: Is it Achievable?
e-Viral Hepatitis Review is a monthly CE series for nurses, nurse practitioners, and others involved in the care of patients with 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 3, Issue 5)
Nurses and health care professionals involved in the care of patients with Hepatitis.
After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
- Describe current evidence showing that achieving viral suppression can significantly improve fibrosis and decrease the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma
- Explain how HBsAg loss can be considered a serologic/virologic cure that allows treatment cessation
- Describe how, despite HBsAg clearance, reactivation of HBV and/or development of hepatocellular carcinoma may occur
- 1.00 ANCC