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Twilight Online webinars

Managing Hepatitis C Virus in General Practice

Broadcast March 2015

Twilight Update logoThe first in a series of four Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) updates, this engaging case based discussion will assist GPs to overcome barriers associated with screening and management, including fibrosis assessment with Fibroscan®, treating high risk groups and identifying who to refer for treatment.  It is presented by leading hepatologists, A/Prof Amany Zekry and Dr Miriam Levy.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify risk factors for HCV and increase appropriate patient screening for HCV
  • Understand the tests used to diagnose HCV infection, with a focus on HCV serology, HCV RNA testing and HCV genotyping
  • Understand the importance of screening for cirrhosis and the key roles for Fibroscan® (liver elastography), and platelet count
  • Identify patients suitable for specialist referral and antiviral therapy, and appropriate work-up

This webinar was made available to members who attended the original broadcast.

If you did not register for this webinar, the recording is available to RACGP members only for $25. Please complete the registration form. Access will be available for 14 days after your payment has been processed.