Adding or Improving Hepatitis Services: A Guide for Administrators (TIP 53, Chapter 7)

Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders (TIP 53)

About the Course:

Adding or Improving Hepatitis Services: A Guide for Administrators (TIP 53, Chapter 7): Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Abuse Disorders reveals that a significant positive correlation has been found between administrators’ beliefs about the value of hepatitis services and the availability of hepatitis-related services at their substance abuse treatment programs. This course will cover: Program assessment and planning, screening for viral hepatitis, treatment for chronic hepatitis, prevention and vaccination, integrating hepatitis interventions with existing HIV services, and legal and ethical issues.

Course materials are from Chapter 7. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-53-Addressing-Viral-Hepatitis-in-People-With-Substance-Use-Disorders/SMA11-4656

Course materials are from Chapter 7, found on pages 61 to 72 of pdf document (pages 65 to 76 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.)

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2011

Author

U.S. Deptment of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about a guide for administrators regarding adding or improving hepatitis services. It is appropriate for advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the screening and treatment for chronic hepatitis, inclusive of the prevention and vaccination process.

  2. Identify the support and outreach services, and how to integrate hepatitis interventions with existing HIV services.

  3. Explain how to develop polices and procedures, successful implementation of treatment programs and the legal and ethical issues.

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