WA Sexual Health: Management & Care for Nurses and Midwives

Details

CPD:
Yes
Delivery Mode:
In Person
Date:
23 Aug - 24 Aug
Time:
9:00 am
Location:
The Mercure, Perth
Profession:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses

Course Overview

This two-day face to face training course helps nurses and midwives understand the public health aspects and clinical management of common STIs, HIV and hepatitis B. The course helps participants develop confidence in a proactive and practical approach to health care and evidence-based practice.

 

Please click here to access the flyer.

 

Date, Time & Venue: 

Part 1: Friday, 23 August 2024 | 9:00am – 3:30pm (AWST)  

Part 2: Saturday, 24 August 2024 | 9:00am – 3:30pm (AWST)  

Location: Perth, WA 

Venue: The Mercure, Perth

Address: 10 Irwin Street, 6000 Perth

Please note that full attendance of both in-person sessions is required for a statement of attendance to be issued.

 

Target Audience: 

Nurses, midwives, and sexual health workers.    

 

Speakers:

  • Donna Keeley: Nurse Practitioner – Sexual Health, South Terrace Clinic, Fremantle Hospital
  • Alice Kupara: Clinical Nurse Consultant – Sexual Health, South Terrace Clinic, Fremantle Hospital
  • Samantha Libertino: Clinical Nurse Consultant, Infection & Immunity Nursing team, Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • Crystal Connelly: Hepatology CNS, Fiona Stanley Hospital

 

Course Components: 

  1. Pre course survey   
  2. Online Learning Module (2 h) 
  3. Two in-person live Interactive Sessions  
  4. Post course survey   

 

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Describe the clinical presentation and the role of nurses and midwives in managing STIs 
  • Identify the priority populations for STI and BBV screening 
  • Demonstrate confidence in discussing sexual health with patients 
  • Describe contact tracing processes 
  • Describe current HIV prevention methods 

 

Endorsement and CPD: 

This training is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 9.5 CPD hours according to the Nurse and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard. 

This activity is endorsed by ASHNNA. Australian College of Midwives CPD Endorsed Activity.  

This activity has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria. Completion of these educational activities entitles eligible participants to claim 9.5 CPD hours.  

 

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. 

 

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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