Viral Hepatitis: Managing Occupational Exposure
Duration: 4 Hours
Viral hepatitis is transmitted enterically and parenterally by a group of related pathogens. Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E have been extensively studied, but many questions remain about the clinical implications of F and G. Regardless of the remaining questions, the viruses that cause inflammatory liver disease pose a potential threat to health care workers. This course will help you meet CDC recommendations concerning occupational exposure to hepatitis and develop plans addressing counseling, management, and therapy for exposed workers.