MLS CE 05 Laboratory Diagnosis and Monitoring of Infectious Hepatitis (Session 304-406-14)


MLS CE 05: Laboratory Diagnosis and Monitoring of Infectious Hepatitis (Session 304-406-14)

Program Area: Immunology/Serology
Level of Instruction: Intermediate
Contact Hours: 1.0

Description: This session will provide a review of those notorious viruses that cause an inflammation of the liver known as infectious hepatitis. Disease pathology will be discussed as well as the immunological markers that may be used to diagnose it and monitor its course.

Click on "Take Course" below to begin the CE educational activity. The course will have a step-by-step process for completing the required components for CE credit. These steps include:

1. Video presentation
2. Post-test with 5 attempts
3. Assessment/evaluation
4. Certificate of completion.

Video length is indicated as (00:53:35). Module video links can open in a 2nd tab and be viewed for review when completing the post-test.

A pdf of the course handout can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of the page. It is suggested that you print out the document before beginning the course to use for notetaking and assisting with the quiz.



Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, the participant will be able to:

1) Compare and contrast the major types of hepatitis viruses and explain the disease transmission and progression processes in viral hepatitis cases.

2) Describe how the clinical laboratory may be used to diagnose and monitor the course of infectious hepatitis.

3) Compare and contrast the current methods for the treatment and prevention of infectious hepatitis.

Additional Information

PDF icon 304.406.14.Hepatitis.pdf627.91 KB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
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Mr Steve Edwards, MS(CLS), MT(ASCP)
Assistant Professor, Lincoln Memorial University

Mr. Edwards has indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance


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Operating System Requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
  • Memory: 1GB or higher preferred
  • Hard Disk Space: Sufficient to store course materials
  • Monitor: 1024 x 768 minimum resolution
  • Sound Card: ability to play audio clips
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