Date
20 Mar 2019
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
North Western Melbourne PHN - Yarra Room
Level 5, 369 Royal Parade
PARKVILLE VIC 3052
Australia
Available to
General Practice
Practice Nurses
Practice Managers
Allied Health Providers
General Practitioners
Pharmacists
Practice Staff
Allied Health Practitioners
Medical Specialist
Professional development points
4
VHHITAL and Melbourne Sexual Health Centre invite local GPs and primary healthcare professionals to attend an evening update on Gonorrhoea, Syphilis and Chlamydia and PrEP in general practice
Facilitated by Dr Nick Medland, Consultant Sexual Health Physician - Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, this evening update aims to update and inform healthcare professionals who may see syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia in primary practice. A short and practical session about PrEP will also be covered.

Webinar option may be available. If you wish to join via webinar, please email vhhital@nwmphn.org.au after registration for more information.

Light dinner will be provided before the session. RSVP by: Wednesday 13th March 2019

 

Learning outcomes

  • Discuss recent trends in syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia rates in Victoria
  • Describe the clinical presentation of gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia
  • Identify at-risk patients to screen and test for syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia
  • Manage patient treatment and follow-up for syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia
  • Identify patients for pre-exposure prophylaxis and initiate treatment, monitor renal function and screen for STIs and HIV appropriately

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