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Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing

Course #: 09-449

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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description 

This CEU course provides nurses with guidance for counseling and testing of individuals who are at risk for or potentially infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).  Specific topics discussed include testing sessions, antibody negative/nonreactive test results, antibody positive/reactive test results, confirmatory testing, and HCV rapid antibody testing.


CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss what research has shown to be important to address in order to facilitate the patient's returning for test results.

2.  Enumerate what the nurse should promote to the patient as a benefit of the confirmatory test.

3.  Investigate how often patients with ongoing risk behavior should be re-tested.

4.  Examine what the nurse should instruct the patient to do in order to protect their liver from further harm.

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