Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Update Hepatitis C Online Course: Management of Cirrhosis-Related Complications

Update - Hepatitis C Online Course

When an educational program is released pertaining to HCV this blog points the reader to the new learning activity.

This year a "Hepatitis C Online Course" was launched by the CDC and brought to you by a collaboration between the University of Washington and the International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA).

The "Hepatitis C Online Course" has been recently updated to include Module 3; Management of Cirrhosis-Related Complications.

The interactive course is offered in a text, video and slide presentation format.

A few topics in Module 3 include; Calculating and Interpreting MELD Score , Hepatic Encephalopathy , Diagnosis and Management of Ascites , and Referral for Liver Transplantation.

Hepatitis C Online Course
Module 3 Update: Management of Cirrhosis-Related Complications

Hepatitis C Online Course
Hepatitis C patients taking part in the online course are given an opportunity to learn more about the progression of HCV, the evaluation and prognosis of patients with cirrhosis and noninvasive tests for diagnosing and assessing liver fibrosis. Other topics in the online course include a video presentation explaining "Extrahepatic Conditions Related to Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)" which may affect small vessels, skin, kidneys, salivary gland, eyes, thyroid, and immunologic system.

Begin here.......

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