We welcome new prescribers. To become a Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber, general practitioners, other community-based medical practitioners, and nurse practitioners will need to become complete the steps outlined in ONE of the options below:

 

  1. Attend 1-day ASHM HBV s100 Prescriber Course.
  2. Complete post-course assessment, achieving a passing grade of 75%. Note that multiple attempts are allowed.
  3. Complete an application form for HBV s100 prescribing rights, which ASHM will provide.
  4. Receive formal authorisation from your state or territory health department.
  1. Complete an application form to receive recognition for prior experience, linked here.
  2. ASHM will then forward the application and supporting documents onto the National HBV Clinical Standards and Accreditation Panel for review and assessment.
  3. Receive formal authorisation from your state or territory health department.


You must also commit to undertaking ongoing hepatitis B-specific continuing professional development (CPD).

For more information on how to become a HBV s100 prescriber, please contact us at HBVPrescriber@ashm.org.au

 

State and territory-specific processes

 

ASHM administers the Hepatitis B s100 Community Prescriber Program for: 

  • ACT Health (see process

  • NSW Ministry of Health (see process​

  • Northern Territory Government Department of Health (see CDC SHBBVU

  • Department for Health and Ageing, Government of South Australia (see process

  • Government of Western Australia Department of Health (see process

  • Queensland Health (see process

  • Public Health Services Tasmania (see process

  • Department of Health and Human Services Victoria (refer to VHHITAL's website or email VHHITAL program team at vhhital@nwmphn.org.au or call (03) 9347 1188 for more information)

 

National Standards 

 

The National Standards for the Hepatitis B s100 Community Prescriber Program govern the overall process of training and accreditation of hepatitis B s100 community prescribers. They incorporate the: 

  • National Standard for Accreditation of Community HBV s100 Education Programs 

  • Nationally Endorsed Curriculum for Community HBV s100 Education Programs 

  • National Standard for Certification of Community HBV s100 Prescribers 

The National Standards are reviewed periodically by the ASHM HBV Clinical Standards and Accreditation Panel. The current version is endorsed by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia’s Liver Faculty, the Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases, and the Australasian Hepatology Association. View the National Standards here