Hepatitis C in Primary Care and Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Program

Online modules cover: HCV epidemiology and prevention, HCV testing and diagnosis, HCV treatment, ongoing monitoring.

The highly interactive workshops give participants an opportunity to put learning into practice. Facilitated by local experts in the field, the workshop is structured around real-life case studies giving attendees the skills to confidently manage patients with hepatitis C.

Open access online learning modules

This online learning module consists of four individual modules that should be completed in sequential order. Each module will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete and all four modules must be completed prior to attending the workshop. Or, you can complete the online modules independently. 

Online learning modules (German)


Workshops are free to attend, but places are limited, so registration is essential. 

If you do not see any dates in your country, please register your interest here:

06 December 2022

Registration Closed

28 September 2022
Germany, national

Registration Closed 

10 December 2020

Registration Closed

24 November 2020

Registration closed

26 February 2020
Hotel Franz,

Registration Closed


Decision Making in HCV

This resource covers indications for testing and diagnosis of hepatitis C and provides a step-by-step guide to treating hepatitis C in primary care.


HCV Treatments Quick Reference Tool

This resource is an easy to use quick reference guide to aid HCV treatment decision-making.


Steering Committee

The Education Program is developed and delivered in collaboration with many partners. The International Education Program Steering Committee provide oversight and direction to the Program and we thank them for their involvement. Our German Steering Committee members are: 

  • Prof. Jens Reimer
    Professor of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Hamburg
  • Prof. Heiner Wedemeyer
    Professor and Chairman, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology, Hannover Medical School
  • Prof. Markus Backmund
    Professor, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich
  • Dr. Stefan Christensen
    Doctor of Medicine, Specialist in Internal  Medicine and General Practice, Center for Interdisciplinary Medicine (CIM), Munster, Medical Clinic B for Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Munster
  • Dr. Herbert Goerne
    Doctor of Medicine, Medizentrum, Hamburg
  • Dr. Patrick Ingiliz
    Specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Center for Infectiology Berlin, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Prof. Jürgen Rockstroh
    Professor of Medicine and Head of the HIV Outpatient Clinic, University of Bonn
  • Mr. Dirk Schäffer
    Head of Division, Deutsche Aidshilfe
  • Dr. Bernd Weber
    Kompetenzzentrum Sucht Nordhessen, Praxiszentrum Friedrichsplatz, Kassel
  • Ms. Bianka Wiebner
    Managing Director, German Liver Foundation

Useful links

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gastroenterologie, Verdauungs- und Stoffwechselkrankheiten (DGVS)

The DGVS develops standards and treatment guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C

Berufsverband Niedergelassener Gastroenterologen Deutschlands (BNG)

BNG is a professional association of resident gastroenterologists in Germany. BNG provides detailed recommendations for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C

Deutsche Leberstiftung

The Deutsche Leberstiftung (German Liver Foundation) deals with the liver and related diseases, their diagnosis and treatment. The German Liver Foundation supports the Competence Network for Viral Hepatitis and its projects, including the HepNet Study House which carries out studies and registries to improve the treatment of liver disease

Deutsche Aidshilfe

Deutsche Aidshilfe is a national network working to empower people with HIV/AIDS and hepatitis, and enable them to exercise their rights to self-determination, participation and solidarity in a comprehensive way

Deutsche Leberhilfe

Deutsche Leberhilfe is a not-for-profit association that distributes hepatitis C and liver resources to patients and doctors nationwide.

Bundesverband für akzeptierende Drogenarbeit und humane Drogenpolitik (AKZEPT)

AKZEPT is the nationwide umbrella organisation for promoting the acceptance of drug-work and humane drug-policies in Germany

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Suchtmedizin (DGS)

DGS is the association of German addiction medicine with an interdisciplinary medical umbrella organization in the field of addiction. The DGS organises three addiction medicine congresses per year

Robert Koch Institute

The Robert Koch Institute is the central institution of the Federal Government of Germany in the area of disease surveillance and prevention

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