Clinical Extensions of Hepatitis C

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Course Overview

Clinical Extensions of Hepatitis C is an eLearning course that takes a closer look at interpreting test results and managing patients with hepatitis C and is intended for clinicians who will assess patients and prescribe treatment.  

This eLearning course is designed for learners who have already completed the Clinical Foundations of Hepatitis C online modules or have prior knowledge. 

Course Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to initiate conversations sensitively about possible past exposures to hepatitis C, in order to inform and offer testing. 
  • Reflect on and articulate the negative consequences of stigma and discrimination on people and communities affected by hepatitis C and its impact on health and wellbeing. 
  • Order and interpret pathology tests appropriately following hepatitis C testing. 
  • Describe the pre-treatment assessment and work-up of a patient following hepatitis C diagnosis.   
  • Explain the assessment approach and rationale for staging liver disease. 
  • Identify the available treatments and factors that determine which treatments are used.  
  • Describe the process for prescribing hepatitis C treatment. 
  • Explain the common side effects of hepatitis C treatment and management of these.  
  • Describe the post-treatment testing required to establish cure.  
  • Identify when further follow-up and ongoing monitoring is required. 

This course takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

CPD: This activity has been approved by RACGP (Activity ID: 601599) for the following hours and types: 
– Educational Activities (EA): 0.5 hours 
– Reviewing Performance (RP): 0.5 hours 

ACNP endorsement is pending.

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Last updated: September 2023

Funders: This activity has been developed with funding provided by QLD Health.  

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