Overview of Viral Hepatitis (TIP 53, Chapter 1)

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

About the Course:

Overview of Viral Hepatitis (TIP 53, Chapter 1): Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders (TIP 53) explains that the main objective is to improve care for clients who have substance use disorders by increasing knowledge of viral hepatitis among staff in behavioral health programs that provide substance abuse treatment.

Course materials are from Chapter 1. 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 1, found on pages 1 to 12 of pdf document (pages 5 to 16 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 viral hepatitis. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the most common types of viral hepatitis.

  2. Identify the differences between hepatitis A, B, and C.

  3. Describe the relation of co-infection with different types of viral hepatitis and HIV.

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