Date
16 Sep 2017
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
North Western Melbourne PHN - Level 5
369 Royal Parade
PARKVILLE VIC 3052
Available to
General Practitioners
Points available
Points: 40
The HIV s100 Prescriber course is designed to support GPs in initiating and managing PLHIV in general practice and provide the opportunity for participants to establish relationships with local specialist services for ongoing mentoring and referral.

Day One: Saturday September 16, 2017 8:30am - 5:00pm
Day Two: Sunday September 17, 2017   8:30am - 4:15pm


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This course is held over two days (13 hours) as a face to face course, and will cover modules surrounding ARV therapy, screening and monitoring, toxicities and adverse effects, special scenarios, and clinical skills development.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Describe the principles of initiation of antiretroviral therapy
  • Evaluate the complexity of factors influencing patients’ treatment decisions
  • Develop a clinical management plan for a patient on therapy, incorporating strategies for health promotion and harm minimization
  • Describe the contributing factors to the development of treatment toxicities and antiretroviral resistance
  • Identify appropriate referral pathways for complex HIV issues including salvage therapy, women considering pregnancy and IRIS

Speakers

Dr Olga Vujovic Infectious Diseases Physician
Dr Vujovic is an Infectious Diseases Physician at The Alfred in Melbourne. She has been engaged in curriculum development and delivery of the HIV s100 course for over a decade.
 
Dr Matt Penn
Dr Penn is an s100 HIV GP prescriber who works at the Centre Clinic, PRONTO and the Melbourne Uni Health service.
 
Dr Emma Paige 
Dr Paige is an Infectious Disease Physician at The Alfred Hospital.
 
Dr Mark O’Reilly 
Dr O’Reilly is an s100 HIV GP prescriber who works at the Prahran Market Clinic. He is also a Sexual Health Advanced Trainee at the Action Centre (Family Planning Victoria).
 
Prof Jennifer Hoy 
Professor Hoy is the Director of the Victorian HIV Service, Infectious Diseases Unit, The Alfred Hospital/Monash University. 




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