Sexually transmissible infections (STIs) are significant public health concerns in Western Australia. Practitioners in general practice and primary care settings have a pivotal role in the diagnosis of STIs, including through increased opportunistic screening, and in providing on-going management and follow up for people and their partners.
These online modules will support Western Australian primary care providers to confidently discuss sexual health with patients and conduct guideline-based STI screening and testing.
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- Identify priority populations for STI screening in Western Australia
- Integrate conversations about sexual health into consultations
- Implement best practice STI screening and testing using the WA Silver Book
- Outline practitioners’ contact tracing responsibilities for patients diagnosed with STIs
Contact: Please email [email protected] if you require assistance or have a clinical question you would like to raise with a medical educator.
Target audience: General Practitioners and other health professionals working in primary care in Western Australia
Last updated: September 2020
Funded by the WA Department of Health Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program