Sign In
About ASHM | Careers | Your Cart Shoppint Cart
Skip Navigation LinksASHM Internet Home > ASHM Courses > HIV Dinner Update: Testing, Treatment, PEP & PrEP
Open

Type

Public Training

When & Where

Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise QLD

April 19, 2017

5:45 PM to 9:00 PM

Fee

0.00

HIV Dinner Update: Testing, Treatment, PEP & PrEP

HIV |
Dinner Update |
ASHM Members; GPs; Nurses |
  |
QLD |
|

This interactive workshop includes PowerPoint presentations and case discussions presented by Dr Stuart Aitken, Sexual Health Physician and President of the Sexual Health Society of Queensland.

For more information, please click here to download the course flyer

 

 

• HIV is now considered a manageable chronic condition requiring lifelong treatment

• In 2015, there were 203 new diagnosis of HIV in Queensland, a decrease of 17% (245) from 2014

• Health practitioners play a crucial role in implementing the QLD HIV Action Plan which aims to virtually eliminate HIV transmissions in Queensland

After attending this course, participants will be able to:

• Identify appropriate patients to routinely test for HIV and perform HIV diagnostic testing

• Discuss the goals of HIV therapy

• Understand HIV epidemiology

• Introduction to HIV treatment

• Describe PrEP and PEP safety, efficacy and usage data

• Describe indications for PrEP and PEP use, drugs used and local options for access

• Explain to patients what PrEP and PEP is and how to access it

Target Audience

This course is targeted to GPs, health practitioners and primary care nurses.

Inclusions

Registration and course materials. Dinner will be provided.

Conditions of registration:

Registration Cancellations:

Registration cancellations and amendments must be notified in writing to ASHM. Cancellations received before 12th April, 2017 will not incur a cancellation fee. Cancellations received in writing after 12th April, 2017 will incur a $70 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.

Related Courses

 

 

Learn to manage and treat patients with chronic hepatitis B: Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber Coursehttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01749-JV80.aspxLearn to manage and treat patients with chronic hepatitis B: Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber Course25/03/2017 11:59:00 AMNSWThis course is designed to support GPs & Medical Practitioners manage and treat chronic hepatitis B in the primary care setting and is an opportunity to become an s100 prescriber for hepatitis B treatment.Sydney
Strengthening BBV & STI Testing and Management in Aboriginal and Islander Health Settingshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01753-MH68.aspxStrengthening BBV & STI Testing and Management in Aboriginal and Islander Health Settings28/03/2017 11:59:00 AMQLDAn opportunity to improve testing and management of BBVs and STIs in rural and remote Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.Bowen
Hepatitis B Prescriber Update Evening: Interactive Case Discussion Sessionhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01773-14QY.aspxHepatitis B Prescriber Update Evening: Interactive Case Discussion Session28/03/2017 11:59:00 AMNSWAn educational evening for prescribers will be held in Sydney focusing on the decision to commence a patient on antiviral therapy, adherence, monitoring, and pregnancy.Sydney
Curing Hepatitis C: An update for primary care providers http://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01751-GF7U.aspxCuring Hepatitis C: An update for primary care providers 29/03/2017 11:59:00 AMNSWThis hepatitis C update will focus on early diagnosis, management and treatment of hepatitis C in the context of new treatments which offer cure to most people. Nowra
Preparing Patients for Interferon-free Treatment for Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settingshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01747-UFHB.aspxPreparing Patients for Interferon-free Treatment for Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings29/03/2017 11:59:00 AMNSWThis education session is designed to support staff working in Drug & Alcohol settings to manage their clients through the new treatment paradigm.Brighton-Le-Sands

Please enter a valid E-mail.
This must match your colleagues E-mail.
Please enter your name.
Please enter a valid email.
This must match your email.