WA Curing Hepatitis C in Primary Care

Details

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

Course Overview

Course Description: 
Join our interactive course on HCV management in primary care! This course aims to empower participants with the skills and confidence to diagnose, assess, manage, and treat hepatitis C (HCV) in primary care.  Treatment with direct acting antivirals is easier than ever. Increasing HCV treatment in primary care is crucial to achieving HCV elimination in Australia by 2030

 

Date, Time & Venue: 

Wednesday, 26 June 2024 

6:30pm – 8:30pm AWST 

Online 

 

Target Audience: 
General practitioners, nurse practitioners, other practitioners prescribing or intending to prescribe s85 direct-acting antiviral medication for HCV in primary care settings  

 

Speakers/Facilitators:  

This training includes expert-led presentations and facilitated case discussions delivered by specialists, GPs, and Peer/Lived Experience workforce with expertise in HCV management and treatment.  

 

Course Components: 

  1. Completion of the pre-course survey    
  1. Completion of the Optional Pre-course Online Learning Module   
  1. Attendance at the 2-hour interactive webinar   
  1. Completion of the post course survey  

 

Learning Outcomes 

  • Identify when screening and testing for HCV is indicated  
  • Interpret HCV test results     
  • Discuss required pre-treatment assessments  
  • Determine which treatment, monitoring, and follow-up is required.    

 

Endorsement and CPD: 

ASHM is an RACGP-accredited CPD Provider under the RACGP CPD Program. 

 

Funding:

This activity is funded by the Western Australian Department of Health. 

 

For more information: 

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

 

Flyer: 

Click here to access flyer.

 

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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