ASHM HIV, viral hepatitis and sexual health education and training is developed and delivered by healthcare professionals, experienced trainers and people living with blood-borne viruses.
ASHM can tailor courses to meet your specific training and education needs. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Our education programs include:
ASHM develops a comprehensive range of resources to support the HIV, viral hepatitis and sexual health workforce, as well as a series of profession-based booklets for allied health workers and other professionals who may come into contact with blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections. ASHM works collaboratively with sector partners in the development, publication and promulgation of resources. You can contact email@example.com if you would like to discuss resource production, or want to order resources in bulk for training purposes.
Drawing on the clinical expertise of members and other health professionals, ASHM resources are developed to meet the specific needs of the HIV, viral hepatitis and sexual health workforce. Our range includes:
Clinical monographs and handbooks for use by primary and specialist care providers.
Clinical guidelines including the ARV Guidance Portal.
Booklets targeting a range of professions, including GPs, nurses, dentists, emergency services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers, aged care providers, interpreters and translators, police and correctional officers. If you would like to discuss the development of a resource for your workplace please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Online publications, including the Testing Portal – an online gateway to national testing policies, and the Australasian Contact Tracing Manual and Guide to Australian HIV Laws and Policies for Healthcare Professionals.
Decision making tools – to assist with serology, management and treatment decisions.
Fact sheets for healthcare professionals and their patients.
ASHM plays a significant role in policy development it does this through a number of processes:
Navigate via the above link to a page which provides links to policy, position and discussion papers written by ASHM on behalf of its members.
Members contribute to the development of these papers by making submissions or comment on documents being prepared by ASHM. ASHM may also make submissions on members' behalf and/or call meetings to discuss various issues. Access our Postion Statements
ASHM advocates on behalf of its members and stakeholders and addresses professional affairs matters via the Board. ASHM can provide advice and referral on professional affairs matters for members and stakeholders. ASHM works closely with the HIV/AIDS legal centre, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and the Communicable Diseases Network of Australia in issues relating to matters such as Healthcare Workers who are infected with a transmissible infection.
ASHM liaises with International bodies to review emerging evidence. ASHM can assist in linking to expert reviewers and witnesses. For assistance in this regard pelase contact email@example.com.
The ASHM Conference, Sponsorship and Events Division was established to support and strengthen the medical, scientific and health sectors via the delivery of professional, memorable and successful conferences and events.
The Division's philosophy is to build, service, and support relationships with organisations with similar objectives, such as improved health care and health education. The ASHM Conference, Sponsorship and Events Division won the award for the Best In-house Meetings Management department nationally in 2013 and also 2014 with the Meetings & Events Australia Association.
ASHM has its own accredited, in-house Conference, Sponsorship and Events Division with permanent staff so that ASHM is able to offer the high level of service required to manage any conference or event. It has a proven track record and has the depth of knowledge and experience to co-ordinate the requirements of a large conference and scholarship program whilst being flexible in catering to a broad range of delegates.
ASHM Conference, Sponsorship and Events Division can manage all the administrative, organisational and logistical activities to run your conference to the highest standard. We will also provide advice and consultancy to ensure short and long-term conference goals are achieved. At all times, your conference and organisation identity is maintained.
The ASHM Conference, Sponsorship and Events team works in partnership with our clients' best interests in mind. With a proven track record in conference and events management, and a solid reputation in the broad health sector, the Division is well-situated to manage Conferences and administrative functions, providing a value-for-money service, backed by a genuine commitment to, the success of the events we manage.
We are a similar organisation to our clients: not-for-profit, health sector organisation working to improve quality of life. By selecting the ASHM Conference, Sponsorship and Events Division you are bringing on board a collaborator who understands the needs and workings of a non-profit, medical member-based organisation and can therefore better service those needs to meet common objectives.
The ASHM Conference, Sponsorship and Events Division has successfully managed over 80 national and international events over the past 10 years. The Division was both Host and involved in the some of the organisation of the 2007 IAS Conference in Sydney, which attracted over 6,000 delegates. We were also the PCO for the Pan-Pacific Regional HIV/AIDS Conference in 2005 in Auckland, New Zealand (550 pax), the 2011 International Microbicides Conference, Sydney (700 pax) and the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections Congress in Melbourne (1,500 pax).
The Division has experience in working on small events for less than 50 people and larger events with over 6,000 delegates. The annual ASHM conference, the Australasian HIV/AIDS conference, attracts over 1,200 delegates from Australia, New Zealand and Asian & Pacific regions. We have organised conferences in New Zealand and all Australian States and Territories.
The Conference, Sponsorship and Events Division has experience in managing considerable, competitive as well as directed conference scholarship programs. We have managed large programs for the AIDS 2014 domestic scholarship program and international 2012 Microbicides Conference. We also manage the ASHM Scholarship Program. For more information visit the Conference and Training page.