Hepatitis A: A Traveler’s Nemesis - CHES45

Hepatitis A: A Traveler’s Nemesis

by Alexander L Frings, PharmD
CHES45
(4.5 / 75 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

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Summary:

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.

Objectives:

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.
 

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including pharmacists, dietitians, health educators and laboratory technologists.
 
Health educators: 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.
 
Sponsored by Relias LLC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019, 1133776 for 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2023.

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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Marion O - Mesa, AZ  ·  Nov 04, 2019
Greatly informative, accurate, well presented
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DANIEL F - Spokane, WA  ·  Sep 06, 2019
Very good course, good resource
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Lisa W - winchester, VA  ·  Aug 27, 2019
Very good course,met the objectives
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Annie P - San Diego, CA  ·  Aug 01, 2019
Learned some interesting facts about ruling out acetaminophen toxicity vs. hepatitis a
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Tina L - Hebron, IL  ·  Jul 09, 2019
excellent content on Hepatitis A
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