This session will be presented by Dr Stephen Bloom.
Dr Stephen Bloom - is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist. He is currently completing a PhD in community management and non-invasive screening for liver disease through Monash University and is a member of the Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA) and the European Association for the Study of Liver (EASL).
Learning outcomes• Know who to test and how to accurately interpret test results.
• Identify the importance of early diagnosis, follow up and appropriate management (including vaccination) for at risk/CHB patients.
• Describe the intervention points throughout the natural history of HBV.
• Identify the different treatment options and the need for lifelong monitoring for people living with chronic hepatitis B.