Learn The Viral Hepatitis ABC's

Mary Kate Appicelli

Intended Audience: Department of Health and Human Services employees, Foster and Adoptive parents and the staff of social service agencies providing services to clients of the Department


This 3-hour course will cover basic information on hepatitis A, B, and C. Topics will include:

  • Hepatitis and the liver
  • Epidemiology in the U.S. and Maine
  • Routes of transmission
  • Risk groups
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Prevention
  • Resources


The session will be largely didactic, though participants will be encouraged to ask questions. Participants will have a chance to test their knowledge gained through a pre-/post-testing and interactive game at the end.