1437 - Hepatitis: What Every Health Care Worker Needs to Know

Author/Editor: John A. Molinari, PhD and Eve Cuny, RDA, MS

As an overview of the hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E viruses (with special emphasis on the bloodborne viruses B, C, and D), this course explains modes of transmission, epidemiology, and preventive measures against these potentially life-threatening infections. Risks in the dental setting are addressed, and important precautions are described, including vaccine recommendations, infection control precautions, and postexposure management.

CE Credits: 4
Original Release Date: 2014; Review Date: Currently Under Review


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