Clinical Foundations of Hepatitis B


Delivery Mode:
On Demand
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, Community Based Practitioners, Doctors, Hepatitis B s100 Prescribers, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists

Course Overview

This eLearning course introduces the basics of hepatitis B in Australia. This module will introduce key concepts as a foundation for further education and training in hepatitis B and is appropriate for all levels of knowledge and experience.

List of topics:

  • What is hepatitis B?
  • Hepatitis B in Australia
  • Natural history of hepatitis B
  • Priority populations
  • Prevention & vaccination
  • Management of hepatitis B
  • Stigma & Discrimination

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Outline the epidemiology of hepatitis B and the risk factors for hepatitis B transmission
  • Describe the progression of hepatitis B
  • Identify priority populations for hepatitis B
  • Identify the strategies and options for hepatitis B prevention
  • Consider, reflect on, and clarify own values, assumptions and attitudes about hepatitis B and the consequences of associated stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with hepatitis B accessing health care.

This course takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

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