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Hepatitis C Education Class

Hepatitis C Education Class

Course Guide

Conducting and Coordinating a Patient Education Class on Hepatitis C

Course Guide

Print Guides available in every VA library.

This toolkit is intended to provide the clinician with a how-to guide and resources for conducting a patient education class on hepatitis C. It is adapted from the collected experience with educational groups by members of the four field Hepatitis C Resource Centers and the National Hepatitis C Program of VA Central Office to develop this resource.

Slide Set and Script

Slide Set
Slide set updated March 8, 2008.

Script

The slide set and script are designed for health providers to use with their patients who have hepatitis C infection or who tested positive for hepatitis C at some time in the past. The class runs about an hour and includes these topics:

  • What hepatitis C is, how people get it, and how they don't get it
  • What you can do to take care of your liver if you have hepatitis C
  • How hepatitis C can be treated.

Slideshow with Audio