Hepatitis Treatment (TIP 53, Chapter 5)

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

About the Course:

*_Hepatitis Treatment (TIP 53, Chapter 5): Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders_ * explains the differences in the treatment regime for individuals who have contacted hepatitis A, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C. The text also addresses people receiving medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence, and people who have hepatitis C/HIV co-infection as well as co-occurring health disorders.

Course materials are from Chapter 5. 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 5, found on pages 39 to 50 of pdf document (pages 43 to 54 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).



Publication Date:



U.S. Department 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 hepatitis treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the overall treatment recommendations for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C.

  2. Acknowledge what happens to people who relapse to substance abuse.

  3. Explain how people who have hepatitis C virus (HCV) handle the co-infection of also having HIV.

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