How to use the subject guide: read the resource related to each of the learning outcomes; identify any gaps in your clinical practice; adapt your clinical practice according to your new learning in consultation with your supervisor
Learning outcomes > resource
On completion of this subject guide, you should be able to:
Explain what Hepatitis B is to patients and discuss whether they need to be vaccinated > http://www.ncirs.edu.au/immunisation/fact-sheets/hepatitis-B-fact-sheet.pdf
Interpret Hepatitis B serology accurately > http://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2012/april/hepatitis-b-serology/
Coordinate the monitoring and management of Chronic Hepatitis B > http://www.gesa.org.au/files/editor_upload/File/Professional/Chronic%20Hep%20B%20Summary%20Algorithm.pdf
Points for discussion
Describe the differences between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
What are the long term effects of contracting Hepatitis B?
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