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Public Training

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Parkville VIC

April 29, 2017

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

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0.00

Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Program

Hepatitis C |
1 Day Course |
GPs; Nurses |
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VIC |
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This session has been developed in collaboration with drug & alcohol clinicians, hepatology specialists, GPs, nurses and representatives from drug user community organisations.

 

 

This Education Program is designed to enable participants to test for, manage and treat hepatitis C. Course participants will have the confidence, knowledge and clinical decision-making skills to be able to prescribe DAAs for the treatment of HCV infection, either independently or in collaboration with a specialist as appropriate.

This course is being offered in collaboration with The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia, and the Queensland Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies.

The course will be delivered in three parts:

• Part 1 consists of an eLearning component of approximately 2 hours’ duration. It comprises 4 modules introducing the learner to topics related to the assessment, management and treatment of hepatitis C in drug and alcohol settings.

• Part 2 consists of an interactive face-to-face workshop building on the knowledge and skills gained in Part 1 by enabling practical and collaborative application of concepts and theory through case discussions and simulation-based models.

• Part 3 consists of a tailor capacity strengthening toolkit including: a checklist for the assessment and treatment of HCV in drug and alcohol settings; local referral pathways; Fibroscan® access forms; assessment pro forma; and quick reference guides.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Addiction Specialists, Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners and other clinical staff interested in treating hepatitis C

INCLUSIONS:

Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea to be provided.

For further Information Contact:

Natalie Huska (Project support Officer):

T 02 8204 0784

E Natalie.huska@ashm.org.au

Conditions of registration:

Registration Cancellations:

Registration cancellations and amendments must be notified in writing to ASHM. Cancellations received before 25 April 2017 will not incur a cancellation fee. Cancellations received in writing after 25 April 2017 will incur a $70 per day cancellation fee. This fee may be waived in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of ASHM.

Substitutions:

As an alternative to cancellation, your registration may be transferred to another person without incurring any penalty. ASHM must be advised of the transfer in writing. Please email the name, position, phone and email address of the new delegate to education@ashm.org.au.

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