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Viral Hepatitis Education Workshop

The BC Centre for Disease Control is hosting an Interdisciplinary Viral Hepatitis Education Workshop for health and social service providers who want to increase their knowledge about viral hepatitis and improve prevention and care services.

Date: September 25 – 26, 2014
Location: Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre (711 West Broadway), Vancouver, BC

Workshop Objectives

  • To foster an appreciation of viral hepatitis as a significant health risk
  • To increase knowledge about the care, management and treatment for those infected with and affected by viral hepatitis
  • To provide opportunities for workshop participants to network with experts and peers about issues related to hepatitis prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
  • To develop an understanding of the benefits and need for integrated hepatitis prevention and care at an individual and community level.

Preliminary Agenda

Day 1
Date: Sept 25, 2014
Time: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Topics covered:

  • Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology of the Liver
  • Epidemiology/prevention of Hepatitis A, B & C
  • Management and Treatment of Hepatitis B & C
  • Interpreting of Viral Hepatitis Serology

Day 2
Date: Sept 26, 2014
Time: 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
Topics covered:

  • Hepatitis C /HIV Co-infection
  • Viral Hepatitis in Children
  • Viral Hepatitis and Nutrition
  • Hepatitis C Stigma and Discrimination
  • Hepatitis C and Addictions
  • Creating Cultural Safety for Aboriginal People


Numbers are limited, so please complete the registration form or contact:

For more information

Contact Sandi Mitchell (sandi.mitchell(at)bccdc.ca or 604-707-2435) or visit the BCCDC website.