Hepatitis A: A Traveler’s Nemesis - JA0008057-0000-19-038-H01-P

Hepatitis A: A Traveler’s Nemesis

by Alexander L Frings, PharmD
(4.0 / 1 ratings )

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

Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50


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.

Approval Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including pharmacists, dietitians, health educators and laboratory technologists.
Pharmacists: 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.
Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider # 50-1489).
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Initial Release Date: 10/14/2019; Planned Expiration Date: 12/31/2019

Course Originally Released on: 4/10/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/1/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2019

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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Tina D - La Mesa, CA  ·  Nov 23, 2019
it provides good refreshments
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Price: $15.00
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