Date
22 Nov 2017
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
Mercure Hotel Warragul
23 Mason St
Warragul Victoria 3820
Available to
Practice Nurses
Practice Managers
General Practitioners
Practice Staff
Professional development points
4
This 2 hour evening session will focus on the essentials for Blood Borne Virus Diagnosis, Management and Treatment in Primary Care.
This session will cover the topics most practical to those working in the primary care setting: at risk populations, modes of transmission, and management, including: risk assessment, screening, testing, diagnosis, and suitability and preparation for treatment.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this session, you will be able to:
  • Understand the role of Primary Health Care in the management of Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs)
  • Describe the burden of disease and priority groups for screening
  • Confidently interpret BBVs test results and understand the treatment and referral options for the management of BBVs
  • Discuss with patients the BBVs treatment options and importance of regular monitoring

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