07 Aug 2018
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
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Event location
Western Victoria PHN
24-36 Fairy Street
Warrnambool Victoria 3280
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Professional development points
An evening update on Gonorrhoea, Syphilis and Chlamydia in general practice
VHHITAL, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre and Western Victoria PHN invite GPs and primary healthcare professionals to attend an evening update on Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Chlamydia and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in general practice.

Facilitated by Dr Nick Medland, Consultant Sexual Health Physician - Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, this evening update over dinner aims to update and inform healthcare professionals who may see syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia in primary practice.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify at-risk patients to screen, take a sexual history and test for syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia
  • Describe the clinical presentation of gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia
  • Correctly perform testing for chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis
  • Manage patient treatment, contact tracing and referrals for syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia
  • Identify patients for pre-exposure prophylaxis and initiate treatment, monitor renal function and screen for STIs and HIV appropriately