Hepatitis B and C management in primary care

This introductory training session will comprise of a 2-hour presentation on the topics most practical to those working in the primary care setting: at risk populations, modes of transmission, and management

CPD Points General practice
  • Date

    Tuesday 5th March 2019

  • Time

    6:00pm - 8:30pm

  • Venue

    Wallam

Event Details

This introductory training session will comprise of a 2-hour presentation on the topics most practical to those working in the primary care setting: at risk populations, modes of transmission, and management, including: risk assessment, screening, testing, diagnosis, and suitability and preparation for treatment. 

Learning Objectives:
  • Improve patient outcomes through early diagnosis, follow up, and appropriate management of Hepatitis B & C, including vaccination for Hepatitis B 
  • Ensure regular screening of at risk patients and confidently interpret Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C test results 
  • Assess for advanced liver disease, monitor for hepatocellular carcinoma and refer appropriately 
  • Describe new Hepatitis C treatment guidelines and mechanisms for prescribing in consultation with, or without, a specialist 
  • Discuss with patients the Hepatitis B treatment options and importance of regular monitoring

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