This two-part online workshop will provide nurses and midwives with the introductory skills to incorporate STI and BBV screening within their workplace. 


Date: Tuesday, 28 March 2023 and Wednesday, 29 March 2023

Time:

  • 7:00pm – 8:30pm (AEDT)
  • 6:00pm – 7:30pm (AEST)
  • 6:30pm – 8:00pm (ACDT)
  • 5.30pm – 7.00pm (ACST)
  • 4:00pm – 5:30pm (AWST)

Venue: Online – Zoom


Nurses and midwives can draw on invaluable communication skills and are well placed to identify priority populations for screening. Through a case study, presentations, interactive quizzes and online learning module, this two-part online workshop will provide nurses and midwives with the introductory skills to incorporate STI and BBV screening within their workplace. 


This course is facilitated by:

  • Cherie Bennett, Medical Educator, ASHM; Clinical Nurse Specialist (Sexual Health).
  • Donna Tilley, Nurse Practitioner, Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre.


Learning Objectives

  • Describe the clinical presentation of common STIs and BBVs .
  • Identify the priority populations for STI and BBV screening .
  • Explain the importance of testing and screening for STIs and BBVs 
  • Demonstrate confidence in offering STI and BBV screening to patients .
  • Discuss the process for contact tracing and Identify resources to assist.

  • Target Audience

    Nurses and midwives.


    Accreditation

    This activity has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria. It has been allocated 3 CPD hours.

    Australian College of Midwives CPD Recognised Activity. It has been allocated 3 CPD hours.

    This activity is also endorsed by ASHHNA.


    Funding

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


    For more information

    Click here to download the course flyer.

    Please contact ASHM Education at education@ashm.org.au.

    or call on 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.

    Date: March 28, 2023 7:00 pm

    Sexual Health Fundamentals for Nurses and Midwives

    City/Town/Suburb: National
    Venue Name: Online – Zoom
    Event Status: Confirmed
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    Time Zone: AEDT