Hepatitis A: A Traveler’s Nemesis - 384-038-19

Hepatitis A: A Traveler’s Nemesis

by Alexander L Frings, PharmD
(4.7 / 137 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Laboratory (1.00 Contact Hr)

Price: $10.00
CE-PRO Price: $5.00


This course provides healthcare professionals with information about hepatitis A and how to prevent outbreaks. The first portion of the course covers the disease state of hepatitis A, with an overview of its incidence, etiology, transmission, signs/symptoms, and diagnosis of the disease. The second portion of the course covers prophylactic methods in detail to prevent infection in special patient populations. Treatment options are covered, along with possible complications that. Specific patient education information is provided to reinforce what healthcare professionals should cover with infected and at-risk patients.


The goal of this course is to provide healthcare professionals with information about the incidence, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of hepatitis A. In addition, information on prophylactic measures that should be taken in high-risk populations is provided. After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe the cause and transmission of hepatitis A.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of hepatitis A.
  • Discuss how a hepatitis A infection is diagnosed and treated.
  • List the prophylactic measures for preventing infection.
Level of Instruction: Basic

Approval Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including pharmacists, dietitians, health educators and laboratory technologists.
Laboratory technologists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.ContinuingEducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
OnCourse Learning is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program (provider #249).
384-038-19 "Hepatitis A: A Traveler’s Nemesis" is approved 10/1/2019 to 10/1/2022.
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 4/10/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/1/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 10/1/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


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Loretta S - Tucson, AZ  ·  Apr 07, 2020
informative information about the virus and vaccine
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HENRY L - MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA  ·  Apr 07, 2020
great course I really learned alot
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Albert P - Chino Hills, CA  ·  Apr 06, 2020
It's highly recommend for all health care workers.it is very helpful and useful.very easy to use and ful of highly informative topics that would benefit everyone
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GAIL B - OSSINING, NY  ·  Apr 02, 2020
I found this course very informative. Even though I know hepatitis causes liver problems, I didn't know ways to prevent Hep A.
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Gabriel N - Upper Marlboro, MD  ·  Apr 02, 2020
Course was very educative and refreshing at the same time. Content is relevant to my scope of work.
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Price: $10.00
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