National Hepatitis B Clinical Update for Nurses and Midwives

Details

CPD:
Yes
Delivery Mode:
Virtual
Date:
27 Jun
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
Online, via Teams
Profession:
Hepatitis B s100 Prescribers, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses

Course Overview

This course dives into core elements of a nurse and midwife’s scope of practice relating to hepatitis B. Nursing and midwifery professionals are provided with in-depth, practical and person-centred hepatitis B care information, with a different will focus and topic each session. Our topic for this session is “Complicating factors of hepatitis B: HIV co-infection and liver cancer”.

 

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Date, Time & Venue:

Date: Thursday, 27 June

 

Time zones:

Sydney / Canberra / Melbourne / Brisbane (AEST): 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Adelaide / Darwin (ACST): 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Perth (AWST): 4:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Target Audience:

Nurses and midwives working in Australia who see patients living with HBV or from high-prevalence populations and have previous experience and knowledge of hepatitis B.

 

 

Speakers/Facilitators:

Speakers:

Jessica Lam – Midwifery Educator, Royal North Shore Hospital

Rosalie Altus – Nurse Consultant, Flinders Medical Centre

 

Facilitator:

Hayley Thompson – Nurse Practitioner, QuIHN Brisbane

 

 

Course Components:

The online course is structured as 2 hours of facilitated interactive education via webinar. A mix of learning methods will be used including:

  • Presentation of content
  • Interactive quiz
  • Case studies
  • Panel discussions
  • Group discussion
  • Interaction between the course speaker, facilitator and attendees will be encouraged, enabling attendees to speak to their experience working in the hepatitis B/viral hepatitis field and fostering an information exchange.

 

 

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of inclusive, person-centred and culturally safe care in the management of hepatitis B patients
  • Discuss the role of the nurse and midwife using evidence-based care for people living with hepatitis B
  • Identify opportunities for quality improvement activities within practice with regards to hepatitis B management

 

Endorsement and CPD:

This is an Australian College of Midwives Endorsed Activity 

This activity is equivalent to 2 CPD hours.

Hepatitis B s100 prescribers attending receive 1 HBV CPD.

 

Funding: 

This activity is funded by Australian Department of Health.

 

For more information:

Please contact ASHM Education at education@ashm.org.au or call 0431 320 429.

 

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