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Public Training

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TBC, Orange

Orange NSW

June 26, 2017

6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

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0.00

HIV & STI Testing Update: Breaking down the barriers to testing

HIV |
Dinner Update |
GPs; Nurses |
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NSW |
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The aim of this webinar is to help doctors and nurses in Western NSW LHD overcome barriers to introducing HIV and STI testing as a standard practice for every sexually active patient under the age of 29 years and those in other high risk populations.

 

 

Learning Methods:

Update will include information on HIV and STI testing, diagnoses and basic management.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

• Identify appropriate patients to routinely test for HIV and STIs

• Demonstrate increased confidence initiating conversations about sexual health

• Take a sexual health history

• Describe common STIs and their clinical presentation

• Perform STI and HIV diagnostic testing

• Manage patient treatment for common STIs

• Initiate contact tracing and patient referrals where necessary.

This education is supported by Western NSW and Far Western NSW Local Health Districts.

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