This is a three part webinar series that has been made available as an anytime training.
Addiction counselors and allied service providers have an ethical obligation to protect their clients, their communities, and themselves through infection and disease containment. In addition, all National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP) national credentials require at least six hours of HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens-specific education.
Section 3: Hepatitis B and C
Originally Aired on November 1, 2018
Hepatitis B and C are spread through sexual contact and/or exposure to infected blood. This section of the webinar will define key terms used when discussing liver health and hepatitis. Routes of disease transmission will be defined as well as treatment options, including medications. Safe sex principles, including protected sex, will be discussed with the aim of making the necessary clinical conversations easier to navigate.