A number of webinars and videos are available to support the learning needs of different audiences engaged in the national response to viral hepatitis.
Hidden Casualties: National Partners' Response to the Opioid Epidemic & Infectious Diseases – Part 1
February 22, 2018
The Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Diseases Policy hosted two webinars that follow the themes introduced last October during the first Hidden Casualties event. The continuation of this series, Hidden Casualties: National Partners' Response to the Opioid Epidemic & Infectious Diseases webinars discussed the impact of the opioid crisis on infectious diseases and shared examples of what national and local partners are doing to respond. Participating organizations included the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), and National Governors Association (NGA).
Hidden Casualties: National Partners' Response to the Opioid Epidemic & Infectious Diseases – Part 2
March 8, 2018
The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy hosted the second of the two webinars, Hidden Casualties: National Partners' Response to the Opioid Epidemic & Infectious Diseases that discussed the impact of the opioid crisis on infectious diseases and shared examples of what national and local partners are doing to respond. Participating organizations included the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), and National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR).
National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan Priority Populations – Part 1
September 14, 2017
The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy hosted the first of two webinars focused on increasing awareness of the needs and experiences of individuals from six priority populations including veterans, homeless individuals, people in correctional facilities, men who have sex with men, people living with HIV, and people who inject drugs.
National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan Priority Populations – Part 2
September 28, 2017
The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy hosted the second of two webinars focused on increasing awareness of the needs and experiences of individuals from five priority populations including baby boomers, American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, African Americans, and pregnant women.
Hepatitis C Prevention Opportunities among People Who Inject Drugs: Confronting the Growing Epidemic
April 28, 2015
The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy hosted a webinar on tools and prevention strategies to address the growing hepatitis C epidemic among people who inject drugs.
Hepatitis C and African American Women
May 7, 2015
The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, Office on Women’s Health, and Office of Minority Health hosted a webinar on the impact of hepatitis C on African American women and strategies to improve testing and access to care.
Viral Hepatitis: Opportunities for Faith-based Groups
February 18, 2016
To be successful, our national response to viral hepatitis requires that all parts of society participate, including faith communities. This webinar, co-sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy and the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, explores some of the important roles of faith communities can play in the national response to viral hepatitis.
Download the Partnership Center’s companion resource, Health Ministers Guide to Viral Hepatitis: The Silent Epidemic (PDF - 801 KB).
Hepatitis C Lessons on a Chalkboard (CDC)
April 12, 2016
This video PSA from CDC’s Know More Hepatitis Campaign presents important facts about why people born from 1945-1965 should get tested for hepatitis C.
No Warning Signs (CDC)
February 19, 2016
This animated video from CDC’s Know Hepatitis B campaign shares facts about hepatitis B and encourages Asian Americans to get tested for hepatitis B.
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ABCs of Hepatitis (Department of Veteran’s Affairs)
August 2, 2011
This video was created by the Department of Veterans Affairs for general education on hepatitis A, B, and C for use in substance use disorders programs.
The Link Between Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer: The Asian American Community (NIH)
July 3, 2012
In this video from NIH’s National Cancer Institute, Dr. Moon Chen, Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Associate Director of Cancer Control at the University of California-Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, speaks about hepatitis B and associated liver cancer as a problem more prevalent in the Asian American community.
An Invitation to Health Care Providers to Break the Silence Around Viral Hepatitis
April 30, 2014
Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, discusses the updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan, and the vital role that healthcare providers play in achieving its goals.
Lessons from an Outbreak of HIV and HCV Infections in Southern Indiana
March 2, 2016
CDC’s Dr. Jono Mermin and HHS’s Dr. Rich Wolitski discussed a CROI 2016 plenary session by CDC’s Dr. John Brooks which reviewed lessons learned from a 2015 outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C in a Scott County, Indiana that was fueled by prescription opioid abuse.
Drs. Valdiserri and Jonathan Mermin Discuss the Response to the HIV and HCV Outbreak in Indiana
June 18, 2015
Dr. Ron Valdiserri, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, sits down with CDC’s Dr. Jonathan Mermin, Director of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention at the 2015 National Summit on HCV and HIV Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care.
Interview with CDC's John Ward from the 2015 Summit on HCV & HIV
June 12, 2015
Dr. Ron Valdiserri, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, sits down at the 2015 National Summit on HCV and HIV with Dr. John Ward, Director of CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis to discuss the latest in testing and treatment of hepatitis C.
Conversations from CROI 2014: Dr. Doug Dieterich
March 14, 2014
At the 2014 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Dr. Ron Valdiserri talked with Dr. Doug Deiterich of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York about advances in the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C.
As part of implementing the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan, several federal agencies have produced and disseminated training and tools for healthcare providers to support them in preventing, diagnosing and treating viral hepatitis.
CDC Provider Training Resources
CDC has developed or supported the development of a wide variety of online healthcare provider training resources on a variety of topics for a range of healthcare providers, including:
- CDC Public Health Grand Rounds – The 25th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Hepatitis C Virus
- Viral Hepatitis Serology Online Training: Hepatitis A–E
- Interactive case studies covering a broad array of topics related to prevention, management, and treatment of viral hepatitis that award free CME/CNE credits
- Several online educational opportunities developed in collaboration with Medscape
- The Fundamentals of Liver Disease, a free, online CME course to help improve primary care physicians’ knowledge of hepatitis B and hepatitis C from the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)
HCV Current (SAMHSA)
This national initiative among the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Addiction Technology Transfer Center Regional Centers aims to increase HCV knowledge among medical and behavioral health professionals, especially staff at federally qualified health centers.
Developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resources Center, this resource compiles links to online resources for providers treating individuals with HIV-HCV coinfection including guidelines, slidesets, pocket guides, self-study materials and more.
The goal of this curriculum is to provide an evidence-based online curriculum for healthcare providers and trainers of healthcare providers to increase their knowledge on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection among people of color in the United States and its territories Topics covered include prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment recommendations as well as barriers and other co-factors that may impede optimal treatment outcomes for co-infected people of color.
The Veterans Health Administration has developed a number of resources on viral hepatitis including:
- Tools for the Clinician
- Information on related clinical conditions
- Provider education
- Patient Education