This online learning module forms Part 1 of the Curing Hepatitis C in Primary Care – Facilitated Course and consists of 4 individual modules that introduce the topics of assessment, management and treatment of hepatitis C. All modules are required to be completed before attending the Part 2 face-face workshop.

The module is also available to other health care providers who wish to upskill in the field of hepatitis C.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Screen, order and interpret tests appropriately to diagnose chronic HCV infection
  • Discuss strategies with patients to minimise transmission risk and improve liver health
  • Perform the recommended pre-treatment assessment, including liver disease staging
  • Determine the appropriate antiviral therapy for treatment of HCV and explain treatment to patient
  • Implement monitoring and post-treatment follow-up recommendations

Target audience: General Practitioners, other Medical Practitioners and health care providers working in primary care settings.

CPD: Allocated 40 Category 1 points in the RACGP QI&CPD program for the 2017-2019 triennium (RACGP activity number 85771) for participants who complete both the Part 1 online module and attend the Part 2 Face-Face training of the Hepatitis C New Treatments Course.

ISBN: 978-1-921850-35-6

Last updated: 2020

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Curing hepatitis C in primary care - Elearning

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