SA Beyond the C Educational Webinar – Hepatitis C in Primary Care and Case-Finding

Details

CPD:
Yes
Delivery Mode:
Virtual
Date:
25 Jul
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
Online - Teams
Profession:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, Beyond the C participants, Doctors, Nurses, Practice Managers, Practice Staff, Primary-care providers

Course Overview

Join us in working towards the elimination of hepatitis C in Australia by 2030.  This is an educational opportunity available to participants in Beyond the C and other SA-based primary healthcare workers. 

The webinar will cover an introduction to hepatitis C, including testing, treatment initiation, ongoing surveillance and monitoring, and a summary of hepatitis C clinical auditing and case-finding concepts in primary care. 

 

Date, Time & Venue:

Date: Thursday 25 July 2024

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm (ACST)

Venue: Online – Teams

Click here to download the flyer. 

 

Target Audience: 

Beyond the C participants, GPs, nurses, practice staff, practice managers, Aboriginal Health Workers and Practitioners, other primary-care providers. 

 

Speakers/Facilitators: 

Jeff Stewart – Viral Hepatitis Nurse, Queen Elizabeth Hospital  

Lisa Holden – Practice Nurse Advisor, ASHM 

Jenny Grant – Education Coordinator, Hepatitis SA 

 

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Identify priority populations for HCV screening and case finding in your practice 
  • Order and interpret tests appropriately to diagnose chronic HCV infection
  • Describe the recommended pre-treatment assessment
  • Demonstrate understanding of antiviral therapy for treatment of HCV 
  • Describe a process to recall patients into your practice for hepatitis C testing and care 
  • Identify available resources to support your practice in hepatitis C case finding

 

Endorsement and CPD: 

ASHM will provide a certificate equivalent to 2-hours for all attendees to self-submit CPD with their relevant CPD provider 

 RACGP: 

ASHM is an RACGP-accredited CPD Provider under the RACGP CPD Program. This activity can be claimed for 2 RACGP educational activity hours. 

ACCRM: 

ASHM is an ACRRM-accredited CPD Provider under the ACRRM CPD Program. This activity can be claimed for 2 ACRRM educational activity hours. 

 

Funding: 

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

This course is delivered in partnership with Hepatitis SA.

 

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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