NSW HIV s100 Prescriber Course


Delivery Mode:
07 Mar - 28 Mar
7:00 pm
Doctors, Nurse Practitioners

Course Overview

The prescriber course is delivered over 4 weeks with a combination of self-paced learning activities and interactive webinars. Presentations and case discussions will be delivered by specialists and GPs with expertise in HIV. 

There is a long wait list for this course so places are limited.


Learning methods include online learning modules, in-depth video presentations, case discussions and facilitated group work, giving attendees an opportunity to discuss practical strategies with peers and specialists. Upon successful completion of this training and the associated case assessment, eligible participants may apply to the relevant state departments of health for authority to prescribe section 100 drugs for the management of HIV in Australia.

This course has 3 components; 

  1. Facilitated online training: A four-week facilitated course with weekly online activities and Pre-requisite activity: Introduction to HIV Online Learning Modules and HIV Prevention Video Module. These self-directed modules are the foundation for the facilitated online training and must be completed within the 12 months prior to the prescriber course.
  2. Facilitated online training: A four-week facilitated course with weekly online activities and interactive webinars.
  3. Post course assessment: an online case-based multiple-choice exam to be completed within one month of the facilitated training.


Interactive webinars: Dates and times of these webinars are as follows: 

Week One: Thursday 7th March 2024, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (AEDT) 

Week Two: Thursday 14th March 2024, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (AEDT) 

Week Three: Thursday 21th March 2024, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (AEDT) 

Week Four: Thursday 28th March 2024, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (AEDT)  

Please note that attendance at all 4 live sessions is required. 

This course is funded by NSW Health 


Learning Methods or Learning Objectives: 

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 


Target Audience 


General Practitioners and Nurse Practitioners who work in community settings in NSW 



This course has been accredited with the RACGP as a CPD Accredited Activity, allocated 40 CPD points.  

This course has been approved by ACRRM as an accredited activity. Allocated total 24 PDP units; 20 Educational Activity and 4 Performance Review. 

This course is endorsed by ACNP and a certificate of attendance will be provided. 


For further information: 

For further information please contact Curtis at curtis.micallef@ashm.org.au or on 0411 536 478

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