May 2020

Hepatitis B Health Disparities in Refugee and Immigrant Communities

Equity, Health and Well-Being

About this Course

National data have identified large disparities in Hepatitis B incidence and prevalence in the United States, particularly among immigrants and refugees from Hepatitis B endemic regions. This course will give you the tools you need to work with immigrant and refugee patients and ensure they are screened and effectively treated for Hepatitis B. You will learn the most up-to-date information on Hepatitis B transmission and epidemiology, prevention through vaccination, screening procedures, and treatment guidelines. The course also covers barriers that refugees and immigrants face with regards to Hepatitis B and gives you communication tools to work with these populations.