Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber Course

Dates
From:
05 May 2021
-
25 May 2020

Cost
Free

Available to
Practice Nurses
General Practitioners

Continuing Professional Development

This activity is accredited for 40 RACGP CPD Accredited Activity points for the 2020-22 triennium, has been approved for 7 educational activity PDP units and 2 performance review PDP units by ACRRM, and is accredited by ACNP for professional development.

Online

Blood borne viruses

Advanced level training that will enable Victorian GPs and Nurse Practitioners to effectively diagnose, manage and treat chronic hepatitis B in the primary care setting. Successful completion of the training and assessment will accredit community-based medical practitioners to prescribe s100 highly specialised drugs for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B.

Cost: FREE 

Format: Online (Three sessions over 4 weeks) 

Start Date: Wednesday 5th May 2021

End Date: Tuesday 25th May 2021 

If completing the course is not convenient for you at this time, please be aware you will be kept on the EOI list and updated regarding future sessions. 

This course is in high demand and places are limited. We kindly ask that you only register if you intend to gain HBV s100 accreditation and can commit to all the live sessions and the following course work:

Prior to the course:
Completion of the pre-course online learning, including:
Pre-course survey (10 minutes to complete)
Hepatitis B introductory online modules (approx. 1 hour to complete)

During the course:
The course will run over 4 weeks, you will be required to complete the assigned tasks and webinars that will take approximately 2.5 hours per week. These include:

1. Completion of pre-recorded video modules: Between each webinar, video lectures (approx. 30 mins) will be available for participants to watch at time that suits them. The interactive webinar activities will be based on learnings from these video lectures.

2. Live webinars: Attendance of three webinars is compulsory for successful completion of the course and is required to receive accreditation. You must attend the following dates and times:
Wednesday 5th May 6:30pm – 8:30pm AEST
Wednesday 12th May 6:30pm – 8:30pm AEST
Tuesday 25th May 6:45pm – 8:45pm AEST

3. Completion of assignment: One assignment must be completed during the course, which includes a case study and takes approx. 30 mins to complete.

After the course:
A post-course online assessment and survey must be completed. The assessment comprises of thirty case-based multiple-choice questions to be completed by 18th June 2021. Participants must pass this assessment to become an accredited Hepatitis B s100 prescriber.

Continuing Professional Development:
This activity is accredited for 40 RACGP CPD Accredited Activity points for the 2020-22 triennium, has been approved for 7 educational activity PDP units and 2 performance review PDP units by ACRRM, and is accredited by ACNP for professional development.
 

Learning outcomes:

  • Outline the critical role of primary care in the diagnosis, management and treatment of people living with chronic hepatitis B ​
  • Plan long-term care, including guideline-based monitoring and hepatocellular carcinoma screening, for patients with chronic hepatitis B ​
  • Select and prescribe first-line antiviral treatment when clinically indicated ​
  • Identify situations where specialist advice or referral is required  ​
  • Integrate principles of person-centered and culturally competent care into hepatitis B management ​