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​​Summary

  • ​​​​ASHM offers a range of face-to-face and online hepatitis C education courses, designed specifically for the primary care workforce.
  • ASHM courses provide tangible learning outcomes on the topics of prevention, diagnosis, testing, treatment and management.
  • We are able to tailor courses to meet your specific needs.
  • Download a list of Viral Hepatitis CPD training and courses to be delivered nationally in 2016 (sorted by Australian State and by chronological sequence from newer to older)

    ASHM 2016 Training Calendar - HBV + HCV (as of 29 November 2016)

  • For more information on ASHM Courses, please contact education@ashm.org.au or +61 2 8204 0796
  • ​​Health professional in Queensland can also contact ASHM staff in Queensland directly
  • Health professionals in Victoria can seek training and accreditation through Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training And Learning (VHHITAL), which is a partnership with ASHM, North West Melbourne PHN (NWMPHN), Alfred Health, and the Doherty Institute.

Hepatitis C Training for Primary Care Providers

ASHM offers a range of face-to-face and online education courses, designed specifically for general practitioners, clinicians and nurses working in Alcohol and other Drug settings, nurses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers.

We are also able to tailor courses to meet the specific needs of your industry or organisation.

ASHM courses provide tangible learning outcomes.​

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Hepatitis C New Treatments Course

New highly effective interferon-free hepatitis C medicines that are well tolerated are available through both the PBS General Schedule (‘Section 85’) from 1 March 2016. This course will support primary care medical practitioners to prescribe these hepatitis C treatment regimens in accordance with the PBS requirements. This activity has been approved by RACGP QI&CPD Program. Total (40) Category 1 CPD Points. It includes a 2 hour online learning module and one day course. ​​

Learning Outcomes:

  • Screen at risk patients, order and interpret tests appropriately to diagnose chronic hepatitis C infection
  • Perform the recommended baseline assessment including assessing liver disease severity and screening for potential drug-drug interactions, evaluate patient treatment
  • readiness and manage any associated comorbidities
  • Explain approved antiviral treatment options and duration of therapy for all HCV genotypes based on prior treatment experience and cirrhotic status
  • Prescribe HCV antiviral therapy in accordance with PBS patient and prescriber eligibility criteria
  • Recognise risk factors, clinical signs, symptoms and complications of advanced liver disease and manage or refer to specialist care appropriately


Chronic Hepatitis C Curing Hepatitis C in 2016

This evening update gives an overview of diagnosis, pre-treatment assessment, staging of liver disease and information on new treatments. This activity has been approved by the RACGP QI&CPD program. Allocated 2 pts/hour, totalCPD points 4 (Category 2).

Learning Outcomes

  • Interpret test results and diagnose hepatitis C appropriately
  • Ensure that people at risk of hepatitis C infection are regularly screened
  • Manage and monitor people with chronic hepatitis C suitably, including staging of liver disease and lifestyle modifications as needed
  • Assess for advanced liver disease, monitor for hepatocellular carcinoma and refer appropriately
  • Advise patients about new therapies for hepatitis C so they can make informed treatment decisions​


Recommended external provider eLearning 

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Hepatitis Education Project 

A free online learning program funded by the Department of Health Western Australia with the primary aim of increasing the delivery of safe Hepatitis B and C treatment programs to patients through the education of medical practitioners, nurses and other health professionals. 

​​http://hepatitis.ecu.edu.au/​​



Online and Face-to-Face Training for Hepatitis C

 

 

Hepatitis C New Treatments Course for Primary Care Providershttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01593-GVEU.aspxHepatitis C New Treatments Course for Primary Care ProvidersPrescribe hepatitis C (HCV) antiviral therapy in accordance with the PBS prescribing and patient restrictions. GP0|#9bbc19fc-70dd-4e9e-a026-dd406e786d3b;L0|#09bbc19fc-70dd-4e9e-a026-dd406e786d3b|1 Day Course;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89Geraldton10/12/2016 11:59:00 AM
Police and BBVshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Elearning/Police-and-BBVs.aspxPolice and BBVsOnline training video for police about blood-borne viruses. Companion to the booklet.GP0|#c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086;L0|#0c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086|eLearning;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV
Emergency Service Providers and Blood-Borne Viruseshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Elearning/Emergency-Service-Providers-and-Blood-borne-Viruses.aspxEmergency Service Providers and Blood-Borne VirusesThe aim of this eLearning module that provides an overview of blood-borne viruses (BBV) within the context of the work of Emergency Service Providers.GP0|#c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086;L0|#0c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086|eLearning;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV
Antenatal Testing and Blood-borne Viruseshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/Elearning/Antenatal-Testing-and-Blood-borne-Viruses.aspxAntenatal Testing and Blood-borne VirusesOnline video training companion to the booklet.GP0|#c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086;L0|#0c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086|eLearning;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV
CROI 2014 Feedbackhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/LMS/CROI-2014-Feedback.aspxCROI 2014 Feedback​Key studies and the relevant issues for prescribers and clinicians involved in HIV care that arose from CROI 2014 held in Boston.GP0|#c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086;L0|#0c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086|eLearning;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GP0|#66dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d;L0|#066dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d|STI
Diagnosing and Managing HCV in Drug & Alcohol Practicehttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/LMS/Diagnosing-and-Managing-HCV-in-rug--Alcohol-Practice.aspxDiagnosing and Managing HCV in Drug & Alcohol PracticeThis course was developed by ASHM in collaboration with the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine.GP0|#c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086;L0|#0c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086|eLearning;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89
Aboriginal Health Workers and Blood-Borne Viruseshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/LMS/Aboriginal-Health Workers and Blood-Borne Viruses.aspxAboriginal Health Workers and Blood-Borne VirusesOnline learning modules as companion quizzes to the booklet.GP0|#c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086;L0|#0c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086|eLearning;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV
Understanding Knowledge in Hep C Prevention, Transmission, Self-care and Treatmenthttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/LMS/Understanding-Knowledge-in-.aspxUnderstanding Knowledge in Hep C Prevention, Transmission, Self-care and TreatmentELearning presentation that draws on a number of studies conducted by the National Centre in HIV Social Research.ps of people who live with or are vulnerable to hepatitis CGP0|#c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086;L0|#0c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086|eLearning;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89
Opioid Substitution Treatment and Programshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/LMS/Opioid-Substitution-Treatment-and-Programs.aspxOpioid Substitution Treatment and ProgramsNUAA Knows: Everything you wanted to know, but didn't know how to askGP0|#c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086;L0|#0c6d3bc7d-b9d1-42b8-8290-7929d62f1086|eLearning;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GP0|#191e472d-89d9-46ce-8c06-7904fa0f7176;L0|#0191e472d-89d9-46ce-8c06-7904fa0f7176|Other;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV
HCV: In Pursuit of Perfectovirhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/LMS/In-Pursuit-of-Perfectovir---HCV-Talks-for-the-New-Era.aspxHCV: In Pursuit of PerfectovirHCV Talks for the New Era - 5 videosGP0|#5b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394;L0|#05b418b94-a66f-45fe-bd4f-8eddc9660394|Course;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89

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