ACT Sexual Health: Management & Care for Nurses and Midwives


Delivery Mode:
In Person
14 Jun - 15 Jun
9:00 am
Canberra - Venue TBC
Community Based Practitioners, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses

Course Overview

This two-day face to face training course helps nurses and midwives understand the public health aspects and clinical management of common STIs, HIV and hepatitis B. The course helps participants develop confidence in a proactive and practical approach to health care and evidence-based practice.


Date, Time & Venue: 

Part 1: Friday, 14 June 2024 | 9:00am – 4:00pm (AEST) 

Part 2: Saturday, 15 June 2024 | 9:00am – 3:30pm (AEST) 

Location: Canberra Rex Hotel

Address: 150 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra City, ACT 2612

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Please note that full attendance of both live, in-person, facilitated sessions is required for a statement of attendance to be issued.


Target Audience: 

Nurses, midwives, and sexual health workers.   



  • Cherie Bennett – Medical Educator, ASHM & Clinical Nurse Specialist, Sydney Sexual Health Centre 
  • Shannon Woodward – Nurse Practitioner, Canberra Sexual Health Centre 


Course Components:

  1. Pre course survey  
  2. Online Learning Module (2 h)
  3. Two in-person live Interactive Sessions 
  4. Between workshops activity (1 case study)  
  5. Post course survey  


Learning Outcomes: 

  • Describe the clinical presentation and the role of nurses and midwives in managing STIs
  • Identify the priority populations for STI and BBV screening
  • Demonstrate confidence in discussing sexual health with patients
  • Describe contact tracing processes
  • Describe current HIV prevention methods



This activity has been endorsed by ACM. It has been allocated 8 CPD hours.  This activity is endorsed by ASHNNA.

Endorsement of this activity is pending the APN.  

Endorsement of this activity is pending with ACM.  



This activity is supported by ACT Health Directorate. 


For more information: 

Please contact ASHM Education at or call 0431 320 429. 


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At ASHM, we are committed to developing a sustainable HIV, viral hepatitis, and sexual health workforce. We pride ourselves on the ability to offer high quality educational opportunities, that are free to attend. If you are unable to attend one of our courses, please let us know as soon as possible, high rates of non-attendance impacts ASHMs ability to continue providing free education. You can cancel your attendance by calling 0431 320 429 or emailing 

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