Skip to main content

Course details

This course is intended for nurses and a wide range of other health care professionals who want to increase their knowledge about viral hepatitis in order to improve prevention and care services. Course topics will include: (1) The epidemiology and prevention of Hepatitis A, B and C. (2) Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the normal and abnormal liver. (3) Client assessment: health history and physical exam. (4) Treatment and management of viral hepatitis. (5) Hepatitis B and C as chronic illnesses. (6) Social stigma and the management of viral hepatitis. (7) Harm reduction and special populations. (8) The impact of education level and health literacy on viral hepatitis prevention, care and treatment.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Basic health services knowledge.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$599.67

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of NSOH 7700 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 78426

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Feb 24 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 78426
  • $599.67
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Feb 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

View

Cost

$599.67

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This is an online course. Course is eight weeks in length. Course materials are online.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain why viral hepatitis is a significant health risk.
  • Describe prevention and harm reduction initiatives in viral hepatitis.
  • Describe the care, management and treatment for those infected with, and affected by, viral hepatitis.
  • List the benefits of integrated hepatitis prevention and care at an individual and community level.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of Viral Hepatitis (NSOH 7700)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.