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Hepatitis C and Alcohol

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About the Course:

This article discusses the mechanisms by which alcohol may exacerbate HCV-infected patients’ risk of disease progression, reviews issues in the treatment of alcoholic patients with HCV infection, and addresses important areas of future research.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Hepatitis C and Alcohol created by Nuri Ozden and Eugene R. Schiff

Journal/Publisher:

Alcohol Rearch ad Health

Publication Date:

2003

Course Material Authors

Nuri Ozden

Nuri Ozden, M.D., is a clinical fellow in hepatology at the University of Miami Center for Liver Diseases in Miami, Florida.

Eugene R. Schiff

Eugene R. Schieff, M.D., is chief of the division of hepatology, director of the Center of Liver Diseases, and a professor of medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Florida.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about hepatitis C and alcohol. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the levels of alcohol consumption in HCV patients and the risk of further liver disease.

  2. Describe the histologic features of chronic Hepatitis C in alcoholic patients.

  3. Explain the mechanisms of liver injury in alcoholic Hepatitis C infection.

  4. Identify treatment issues and directions for future research.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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Article: Hepatitis C and Alcohol

This public domain article is reproduced from the NIAAA website.

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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.38 out of 5
103 members have taken this course

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