Continuing Professional Development
10 CPD hours
The course will provide Nursing and Midwifery Professionals with advanced practical skills and knowledge in hepatitis B nursing. The course includes presentations and case discussions that introduce the epidemiology and natural history of hepatitis B; vaccination; testing; fibrosis assessment; advanced liver disease; stigma and discrimination and the cultural context of hepatitis B nursing and midwifery.
Hosted by the Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training and Learning program, this course will be presented as a mix of self-paced and live facilitated learning, providing attendees an opportunity to discuss and practice strategies with peers and specialists. This is comprised of:
- Online Learning Modules
- Video Modules
- Two 4-hour interactive webinars via Zoom
Date and time:
Part 1 of 2: Wednesday 15 Feb, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM AEDT
Part 2 of 2: Thursday 16 Feb, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM AEDT
Attendance at both sessions is required to receive a certificate equivalent to 8.0 CPD hours. Additionally, the suggested self-paced learning components are equivalent to 2.0 CPD hours.
This activity, including all required pre-course and post-course work is equivalent to a total of 10 CPD hours.
This course is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. This activity, including all required pre-course and post-course work is allocated 10 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.
Australian College of Midwives CPD Endorsed Activity.
Nursing and Midwifery Professionals working with patients at risk of or living with hepatitis B based in VIC.
Dr Jacqui Richmond, Burnet Institute
Gabrielle Bennett, SVHA
- Outline the epidemiology of hepatitis B and the risk factors for hepatitis B transmission.
- Identify opportunities for screening and testing, vaccination and linkage to care
- Outline nurses’ and midwives’ role in providing culturally appropriate care, free from stigma and discrimination
- Outline the nurses’ and midwives’ role in identifying, diagnosing, assessing, monitoring and treating patients with chronic hepatitis B and advanced liver disease.
- Utilise innovative strategies and models of care that deliver care for patients with hepatitis B