National HIV s100 Prescriber Course

Details

CPD:
Yes
Delivery Mode:
Virtual
Date:
18 Jul - 08 Aug
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Online, via Teams
Profession:
Community Based Practitioners, Doctors, Nurse Practitioners

Course Overview

The HIV s100 Accredited Prescriber Course is designed to support clinicians in managing and treating HIV, providing them with the opportunity to establish relationships with local specialist services for ongoing mentoring and referral. 

 

Successful completion and assessment of online and face to face training will allow general practitioners and nurse practitioners to become accredited prescribers of s100 highly specialised drugs for the treatment of people living with HIV. 

 

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Date, Time & Location:

Date 

  • Session 1: Thursday 18 July 
  • Session 2: Thursday 25 July 
  • Session 3: Thursday 1 August 
  • Session 4: Thursday 8 August 

 

Time zones:

Sydney / Canberra / Melbourne / Brisbane (AEST): 7:00pm – 9:00pm 

Adelaide / Darwin (ACST): 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Perth (AWST): 5:00pm – 7pm

 

Location: Online via Teams 

Attendance at all sessions is required. 

 

Target Audience:

This course is designed for General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners and other community-based medical practitioners around Australia. 

 

Speakers/Facilitators: 

TBC 

 

Learning Outcomes: 

Following the course, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the principles of initiation of antiretroviral therapy. 
  • Evaluate the complexity of factors influencing patients’ treatment decisions. 
  • Develop a clinical management plan for a patient on therapy, incorporating strategies for health promotion and harm minimisation. 
  • Describe the contributing factors to the development of treatment toxicities and antiretroviral resistance. 
  • Identify appropriate referral pathways for complex HIV issues including salvage therapy, women considering pregnancy and IRIS.

 

Endorsement and CPD: 

This course has been approved as a CPD activity by RACGP for the 2023-2025 triennium.  

  • Educational Activities: 12.5 hours  
  • Reviewing Performance: 9.5 hours 

 

This course has been approved by ACRRM as an accredited activity. Allocated total 12 PDP units:  

  • 8 Educational Activity & 4 Performance Review 
  • 4 Performance Review

 

Funding:

This course received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health. 

 

 

For more information: 

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

 

Help us keep ASHM courses free! 

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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