NSW Hepatitis C for Nurses and Midwives

Details

CPD:
Yes
Delivery Mode:
Virtual
Date:
25 Jun
Time:
10:00 am
Location:
Online, via Teams
Profession:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses

Course Overview

This free training course provides nurses and midwives with the knowledge and confidence to  

increase screening and management of hepatitis C in primary care settings. 

 

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Date, Time & Venue: 

Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2024

Time: 10:00 – 1:00pm AEST 

Venue: Online 

 

Target Audience: 

This training is for nurses and midwives working across varied service settings, including general practice and other primary care settings, hospital settings, Correctional settings, Drug and Alcohol services, Sexual/reproductive health services and Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Organisations.   

 

Speakers/Facilitators: 

Jana van der Jagt, Hepatology Nurse Practitioner, North Coast Population & Public Health Directorate
Angela Brown, Midwifery Program Director & Senior Lecturer, UniSA Adelaide
Kiah, Lived Experience Speaker, Hepatitis NSW (TBC)

 

Course Components: 

This facilitated training consists of a 3-hour interactive webinar comprising of presentations, panel discussions, case studies and group discussions.  

 

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Identify when testing/screening for hepatitis C is indicated.   
  • Interpret hepatitis C test results.   
  • Discuss required pre-treatment assessments for hepatitis C.  
  • Determine which treatment, monitoring and follow-up required for hepatitis C. 
  • Examine the role of the nurse and midwife in models of care for hepatitis C testing, treatment and follow-up. 

 

Endorsement and CPD: 

This course is pending endorsement by Australian College of Nurses and the Australian College of Midwives. The training is equivalent to 3 CPD hours. 

 

Funding:  

This course has been funded by NSW Health. 

 

For more information: 

Please contact ASHM Education at education@ashm.org.au 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 education@ashm.org.au. 

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