Date
14 Feb 2019
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
Sunshine Convention Centre
Gate 1, 460 Ballarat Road
Sunshine VIC 3020
Australia
Available to
General Practice
Practice Nurses
Practice Managers
General Practitioners
Pharmacists
Practice Staff
Medical Specialist
Professional development points
4
This informative and interactive training will aim to improve the confidence of general practitioners to effectively screen, treat and manage patients with hepatitis B and C and to apply the latest clinical information about antiretro-viral therapy.
The aim of the session is to improve the knowledge, skills and confidence of GPs to effectively screen, treat and manage patients with Hepatitis B or C. It will aim to assist GPs to confidently interpret Viral Hepatitis test results, understand the treatment and referral options for their management, and inform GPs of the process to become a HBV s100 Prescriber.

This session has been approved for 4 Category 2 RACGP points.

Presenter:
This session will be facilitated by Dr Matt Penn - a s100 HIV and s100 Hepatitis B prescriber who works at the Centre Clinic, PRONTO and North Richmond Community Health.

Further Details:

A light dinner will be provided
Dinner and registration: 6.30 - 7.00 pm
Training session: 7.00 - 9.00 pm
Registrations are essential. RSVP by Thursday 7th February 2019

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


 

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

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