NSW/ACT Culturally Responsive Care & Hepatitis B

Details

CPD:
Yes
Delivery Mode:
Virtual
Date:
15 May
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
Zoom
Profession:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, Community Based Practitioners, Doctors, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses

Course Overview

This webinar for primary care providers, including Medical Practitioners and Nursing Professionals, aims to improve knowledge and confidence in supporting and caring for patients from migrant and refugee communities.

 

Date and Time:

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (AEST) 

 

Click here to access the flyer. 

 

Target Audience:

General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and other interested healthcare workers in NSW. 

 

Speakers:

  • Nada Andric – General Practitioner, The Haymarket Foundation 
  • Joanne Wang – Hepatology Clinical Nurses Consultant, Royal North Shore Hospital 
  • Nooria Mehraby – Senior Clinician/Clinical Trainer, NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS)   

 

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate the challenges and barriers experienced by people from migrant and refugee backgrounds who are living with CHB. 
  • Outline the importance of providing culturally responsive and trauma-informed health care, including working with interpreters. 
  • Contrast the trajectories of hepatitis B disease in people from CALD backgrounds compared to people born in Australia. 
  • Describe the different biopsychosocial considerations faced by people from CALD communities living with CHB across their life span.

 

Endorsement and CPD:

This organisation is an RACGP-accredited CPD Provider under the RACGP CPD Program. 

This educational activity will also accrue 1 HBV CPD point.

 

Funding: 

This activity is funded by NSW Health. This course is free to attend for professions aligned with the target audience who practice in NSW. 

 

For more information: 

Please contact ASHM Education at [email protected] or call 0431 320 429. 

 

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