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.
Presenter: Dr Matt Penn
Dr Matt Penn is a s100 HIV and s100 Hepatitis B prescriber who works at the Centre Clinic, PRONTO and North Richmond Community Health.
Dinner will be provided.
Dinner and registration: 6.30 - 7.00 pm
Training session: 7.00 - 9.00 pm
Registrations are essential. RSVP by Wednesday 13th February 2019
|• 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