Day One: Saturday June 23, 2018 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Day Two: Sunday June 24, 2018 - 8:30am - 4:15pm
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.
A Prof Edwina Wright
ID physician and clinical researcher at the Alfred Hospital and the Burnet Institute
Dr Emma Paige
An Infectious Disease Physician at The Alfred Hospital.
Prof Jennifer Hoy
The Director of the Victorian HIV Service, Infectious Diseases Unit, The Alfred Hospital/Monash University.
Dr Matt Penn
An s100 HIV GP prescriber who works at the Centre Clinic, PRONTO and North Richmond Community Health.
Dr Mark O’Reilly
An s100 HIV GP prescriber who works at the Prahran Market Clinic.
VHHITAL are delighted to offer up to 6 grants to support GPs in rural and remote Victoria to attend the course and become a HIV s100 prescriber. For more information and a registration form, please contact: VHHITAL@nwmphn.org.au
Please note this course is funded by the Victorian State Govt and interstate participants are welcome to attend subject to space. A $660 fee will apply for all interstate participants.
- 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