WA Viral Hepatitis and Preventing Liver Cancer


Delivery Mode:
In Person
30 May
5:00 pm
The Hub, Bentley Technology Park, 2 Brodie-Hall Drive, Bentley WA
Allied Health, Doctors, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses

Course Overview

This course will provide participants with an overview of viral hepatitis, to further engage people living with hepatitis B (HBV) or hepatitis C (HCV) in care and prevent liver cancer. A session on case finding and clinical auditing will provide strategies to identify people for testing, management and follow-up.


Date, Time & Venue: 

Date: Thursday, 30 May 2024 

Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm (AWST)

Venue: The Hub, Bentley Technology Park, 2 Brodie-Hall Drive, Bentley WA 


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Target Audience: 

WA-based General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, nursing professionals, and other health care providers. 


Speakers will include: 

  • Dr Fen Chin, General Practitioner, GP Cockburn Central, Success  
  • Joanne Vallve, Clinical Nurse Consultant – Hepatology, Department of Hepatology and Liver Transplant Services, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital  
  • Dr Lakhbinder Kang, GP, Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service
  • Cameron Taylor, AHP Sexual Health, Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service


Course Components: 
This free 2-hour face-face training is being held at the end of Day 1 of the SIREN Symposium 2024 and includes presentations from experienced clinicians, case studies, and Q&A. 


Learning Outcomes: 

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

  1. Identify risk factors for HBV, HCV, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), enabling discussions around prevention  
  2. Interpret HBV and HCV test results correctly to improve diagnosis and linkage to care
  3. Explain the role of appropriate HBV and HCV management in the decreased incidence of liver cancer 
  4. Describe the recommended HCC screening guidelines 
  5. Outline approaches used in case finding and clinical auditing 


Endorsement and CPD: 

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

This is an RACGP approved CPD activity under the RACGP CPD Program.
Educational Activities (EA): 2.0 hours



This training is funded by: Western Australian Department of Health. 


For more information: 

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



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