Course Date(s)

Course Date(s) Duration Location Availability
Thu 5 Dec 2019 1 day Box Hill Open now

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Course overview

This course trains health professionals in providing information and support to those undergoing testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and viral hepatitis. Course content addresses the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) National Testing Policies.

Course components

  • One day face-to-face training
  • Online interactive learning to be completed within three months of the face to face training.

Course content

  • Blood-borne virus: epidemiology, transmission, management options and prevention
  • Consultation skills and testing for blood born viruses.
  • Lived experience of blood born viruses

Entry requirements/eligibility

This course is open to health professionals working in settings where testing for HIV and viral hepatitis is discussed or carried out. The course is most relevant to those working in sexual and community health settings.

Professionals from a range of settings may enrol. This includes, but is not limited to, nursing, adolescent health, Aboriginal health, the justice system, peer work, community health, general practice, infection control and midwifery.

Who would benefit from this course?

All health professionals who provide screening and information regarding HIV and viral hepatitis.

Course outcome

Family Planning Victoria’s Certificate of Completion: HIV and Viral Hepatitis: discussion & testing.

Cost

$400 (GST free) including morning and afternoon tea.

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Contact us

Clinical Education Unit

Telephone: 03 9257 0129 

Fax: 03 9257 0111 

Email: clinicaleducation@fpv.org.au