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.
Workshops are free to attend, but places are limited, so registration is essential.
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.
Decision Making in Advanced Liver Disease
An overview of the causes of advanced liver disease, when to suspect advanced liver disease is present, when to refer to a specialist or when immediate referral to hospital is indicated, and decompensated cirrhosis.
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
The DGVS develops standards and treatment guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C
BNG is a professional association of resident gastroenterologists in Germany. BNG provides detailed recommendations for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C
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 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 is a not-for-profit association that distributes hepatitis C and liver resources to patients and doctors nationwide.
AKZEPT is the nationwide umbrella organisation for promoting the acceptance of drug-work and humane drug-policies in Germany
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
The Robert Koch Institute is the central institution of the Federal Government of Germany in the area of disease surveillance and prevention