This program is provided as a free education service from the Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and the University of Washington. This site is intended for health care workers involved with the care of patients at risk for infection with hepatitis.
Source of Funding
This Web site was supported by Grant Number U51PS004305 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.
Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, Medical Director
Becky Smurr, MLIS, Web Development
University of Alabama Continuing Medical Education
Ronan O'Beirne, EdD, Director
University of Washington Continuing Nursing Education
Donna Nichols, BA, Executive Director for Continuing Nursing Education
If you would like to inform us regarding an error on the site, please contact our site administrator at Hepwebstudy@u.washington.edu. Please provide the name of the Module, the case number, the case title, where in the case the error is located, and what the specific error is.
Terms of Service
Terms of Service ("TOS") for the Hepatitis Web Study site, www.Hepwebstudy.org (the "Web site") and for CD-ROM versions that reproduce the material contained on the Hepatitis Web Study site.
Acceptance of Terms
This Web site is offered to you subject to the Terms of Service described on this page. Your use of this site constitutes your agreement to these terms and conditions.
Purpose of Web Site
This Web site is designed to disseminate information about the diagnosis and management of viral hepatitis, and is managed by a team of experts (see Editorial Board and list of Authors for more information). This Web site serves the University of Washington’s mission to disseminate knowledge in the public interest. This information is provided on the following terms and conditions.
The type of data posted here will involve information related to the clinical care of persons undergoing diagnosis and/or management of viral hepatitis ("Content").
We expect to update this information every 6-12 weeks; however, the site is subject to change without notice.
Use of Content
The contents of the Web site are intended for your educational or research purposes. All materials published on the Hepatitis Web Study site are protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights, and owned or controlled by the University of Washington, except as noted.
You may download or copy the content and other downloadable items displayed in the case-based modules portions of the Web site, provided that you maintain all copyright notices and other notices contained therein. Other material on the Web site is subject to the conditions stated therein.
Links to CE
Users of the site have access to free CE credits available through the University of Alabama (CME) and the University of Washington (CNE). Considered an essential component of the Hepatitis Web Study site, access and links to free CE are available from multiple locations throughout this Web site.
Links to Third Party Web Sites
This site may provide links to other Web sites or resources such as other project groups or federal grant sites. The University of Washington has no control over external sites and therefore cannot be responsible for the availability or content of these external sites.
Modification to Terms of Service
The University of Washington reserves the right to change these Terms of Service. The current Terms of Service will always be posted on this Web site.
The University of Washington reserves the right to suspend maintenance or service of the Web site at any time and without notice.
THE INFORMATION, DATA, PROTOCOLS, AND SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Limitation of Liability
The entire risk for use of the Hepatitis Web Study site, including use of the CE component, lies with the user. The University of Washington reserves the right to modify content or reduce or discontinue service at any time.
THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT ENGAGED IN RENDERING MEDICAL ADVICE OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.