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NSOH 7700 - Viral Hepatitis

Nursing Specialty Occupational Health Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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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

$576.42

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 78426

Mon Jan 04 - Fri Feb 26 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Feb 26 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Sandra Mitchell

Course Outline

Cost

$576.42

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is an online course. Course is eight weeks in length. Course materials are on line.

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

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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.

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