This 2-hour educational session will focus on the essentials of Viral Hepatitis diagnosis, management and treatment in primary care. It will cover the topics most practical to those working in the primary care setting: at risk populations, modes of transmission, and management, including: risk assessment, screening, testing, diagnosis, and suitability and preparation for treatment.
This session has been approved for 4 Category 2 RACGP points.
Dr David Iser is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist who consults broadly on disorders of the liver and gut. Dr Iser holds dual public hospital appointments in Melbourne at St Vincent’s Hospital and The Alfred and travels to Bairnsdale Hospital monthly. He also consults with and offers continuing care to remotely located patients requiring special access via the Telehealth program
Dinner will be provided.
Dinner and registration: 6.30 - 7.00 pm
Training session: 7.00 - 9.00 pm
Registrations are essential. RSVP by Tuesday 5th February 2019
Learning outcomes• Describe the role of Primary Health Care in the management of Viral Hepatitis
• Accurately determine at risk patients and screen for Viral Hepatitis
• Confidently interpret Viral Hepatitis test results and discuss the treatment and referral options for the management of Viral Hepatitis
• Discuss with patients the Viral Hepatitis treatment options and importance of regular monitoring