This course will provide participants with the introductory practice skills and knowledge to incorporate sexual health screening and management into their current area of specialty.
This course is provided through two online modules and a two-day workshop. It outlines the public health aspects and clinical management of common STIs, HIV and hepatitis B and advocates for a proactive and practical approach to health care and evidence-based practice.
The program provides a comprehensive overview of population health principles including epidemiology, health promotion, contact tracing and common practice issues related to sexual health. Participants will gain experience in completing sexual health histories and risk assessments for STIs.
The clinical spectrum and management of common STIs, HIV and hepatitis B are discussed through presentations and interactive small group work.
This is a FREE course for ACT nurses.
The cost for the course for non-ACT participants is $400 (ASHM members) or $440 (non-ASHM members).
Priority to attend the course will be given to ACT nurses.
This course is funded by ACT Health.
Conditions of registration:
Registration cancellations and amendments must be notified in writing to ASHM. Cancellations received before 16 June 2017 will not incur a cancellation fee. Cancellations received in writing after 16 June 2017 will incur a $100 per day cancellation fee. This fee may be waived in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of ASHM.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.