EASL Recommendations on treatment of hepatitis C

Course details

Modules (2)

Course Duration:

3 hours

You can start, leave and pick up where you left off at your own pace!

Course Credits:

Up to 3 CME credits

Assessment & Awards:

awards VH

About this course

The following online modules provide improved continuing medical education and performance. The modules are based on the EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2020 on-demand webinar and case-based learning quizzes related to the two published PDFs (EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2018 and 2020).

Benefits for learners

  • Latest evidence-based clinical recommendations
  • Continued professional development and learning
  • CME from the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)


  • Understand how to treat HCV infection in 2021 and beyond
  • Learn about the underlying pathology that may occur in patients with chronic viral hepatitis C
  • Learn how to use simplified HCV therapy to improve access to care and what are the best therapy options for the different HCV genotypes  
  • Learn about new recommendations on special groups and comorbidities
  • Understand how to handle patients with DAA treatment failures
  • Apprehend how to implement simple treatment rules to achieve HCV elimination goals
  • Hepatologists
  • Gastroenterologists
  • General HCV-treatment practitioners
  • Health Care Professionals

1. Lecture (2 hours, 2 CME credits, release date: February 2021)

with Prof. Thomas Berg, Prof. Jean-Michel Pawlotsky, Prof. Marina Berenguer, Prof. Geoffrey Dusheiko, Prof. Francesco Negro, Dr Fiona Marra, Prof. Olav Dalgard, Prof. Heiner Wedemeyer, Prof. Alessio Aghemo & Prof. Massimo Puoti

2. Publications and Quiz (1 hour, 1 CME credit, release date: April 2021)

  1. In each module, complete the Pre Knowledge Check to determine your current level of understanding. This is not counted as part of your grade for this course.
  2. After completing the Pre Knowledge Check you can access the main content.
  3. After completing the main content you will unlock the Post Knowledge Check.
  4. Once you pass the Post Knowledge Check you will need to provide some feedback on the module in order to unlock your Module Certificate and your CME Credits Certificate.
  5. Continue with the next module.

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  5. Click on the three dots icon at the bottom right corner of your screen and select "Scan QR Code".
  6. Scan the below QR code to access this course: 
  7. Start the course.

Completing this course will grant you with an EASL "Certificate of Completion" and up to three European CME credits as well as experience points to collect the topic-related and bookworm badges.