Viral Hepatitis in People with Substance Use Disorders
$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Advanced
*ICB Credit for Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, MISA I or II, PCGC II, CCJP II, CAAP I, CRSS II, MAATP I or II, NCRS I or II, CFPP II*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
Illinois Specific Approvals: Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, MISA I or II, PCGC II, CCJP II, CAAP I, CRSS II, MAATP I or II, NCRS I or II, CFPP II
CEU Course Description
This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration publication which: presents information on the disease that behavioral health treatment professionals need to know when working with clients who have or may have hepatitis; provides factual information on the disease in language that can be readily understood by professionals without a medical background; addresses issues such as hepatitis prevention, screening, treatment, and coordination of client care; emphasizes the need for close collaboration between medical and behavioral health treatment providers in working with clients who have both hepatitis and an SUD.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Compare and contrast characteristics, modes of transmission, disease burden, disease course, infection with comorbid substance use, and prevention of the three hepatitis viruses (A, B, and C).
2. Examine the effects and treatment of co-infection of HIV with the hepatitis viruses.
3. Enumerate beneficial behaviors for a person infected with hepatitis.
4. Identify possible side effects of antiviral medications that require medical attention.
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