ATLANTA, GA- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now offers an interactive web-based training program titled "Hepatitis C: What Clinicians and Other Health Professionals Need to Know." Course topics include epidemiology, screening and diagnostic tests, clinical features and history, prevention and control recommendations, and testing for HCV infection. Each section includes study questions and there are case studies at the end of the program. Continuing medical and nursing education credits are available from the CDC free-of-charge upon completing the program. In addition, the American Academy of Family Physicians will issue credit hours once the correct documentation has been filed through them.
Access the training program at www.cdc.gov/hepatitis.