This eLearning course introduces the basics of hepatitis B in Australia. This module will introduce key concepts as a foundation for further education and training in hepatitis B and is appropriate for all levels of knowledge and experience.  

List of topics: 

  • What is hepatitis B? 
  • Hepatitis B in Australia 
  • Natural history of hepatitis B 
  • Priority populations  
  • Prevention & vaccination 
  • Management of hepatitis B  
  • Stigma & Discrimination 

 

By the end of this module, you will be able to: 

  • Outline the epidemiology of hepatitis B and the risk factors for hepatitis B transmission 
  • Describe the progression of hepatitis B 
  • Identify priority populations for hepatitis B  
  • Identify the strategies and options for hepatitis B prevention 
  • Consider, reflect on, and clarify own values, assumptions and attitudes about hepatitis B and the consequences of associated stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with hepatitis B accessing health care.  


This course takes approximately 1 hour to complete.


For further enquires about this course, please contact education@ashm.org.au 

On Demand

Clinical Foundations of Hepatitis B

https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=13