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Hepatitis C Training

​​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 2017 (sorted by Australian State and by chronological sequence from newer to older)

    ASHM 2017 Training Calendar - HBV + HCV courses (as of 29 April 2017)

  • 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 in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Programhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01799-1MLD.aspxHepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education ProgramThis workshop is designed to support clinical staff working in drug & alcohol settings, or with people who inject drugs, to treat patients living with hepatitis C. 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-8eddc9660394;GP0|#9c5604fc-7214-4168-b7dc-14869a7b1188;L0|#09c5604fc-7214-4168-b7dc-14869a7b1188|1/2 Day CourseGP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89Canberra5/11/2017 11:59:00 AM
Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Programhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01798-QD9B.aspxHepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education ProgramThis workshop is designed to support clinical staff working in drug & alcohol settings, or with people who inject drugs, to treat patients living with hepatitis C. 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-353b82624b89Lidcombe12/08/2017 11:59:00 AM
Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Programhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01764-Y18A.aspxHepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education ProgramThis workshop is designed to support clinical staff working in drug & alcohol settings, or with people who inject drugs, to treat patients living with hepatitis CGP0|#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-353b82624b89Brisbane29/07/2017 11:59:00 AM
Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Programhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01763-BVWU.aspxHepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education ProgramThis workshop is designed to support clinical staff working in drug & alcohol settings, or with people who inject drugs, to treat patients living with hepatitis C. 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-353b82624b89Ascot24/06/2017 11:59:00 AM
Curing Hepatitis C: An update for primary care providers http://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01822-7YT3.aspxCuring Hepatitis C: An update for primary care providers This 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. GP0|#91a4163b-9a87-4ce1-b779-eb2ae4000e5e;L0|#091a4163b-9a87-4ce1-b779-eb2ae4000e5e|Dinner Update;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-353b82624b89Bankstown14/06/2017 11:59:00 AM
Strengthening Testing and Management in Primary Care: Update in HIV & STI Testing, and Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Diagnosis and Managementhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01786-6N5A.aspxStrengthening Testing and Management in Primary Care: Update in HIV & STI Testing, and Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Diagnosis and ManagementThis dinner update will provide clinical staff with an opportunity to improve testing and management of Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) and STIs in the rural and remote primary care setting.GP0|#91a4163b-9a87-4ce1-b779-eb2ae4000e5e;L0|#091a4163b-9a87-4ce1-b779-eb2ae4000e5e|Dinner Update;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|#66dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d;L0|#066dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d|STI;GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis BMackay24/05/2017 11:59:00 AM
WEBINAR: Curing Hepatitis C, an update for primary care providershttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01830-ODD2.aspxWEBINAR: Curing Hepatitis C, an update for primary care providersThis webinar on hepatitis C will focus on early diagnosis, management and treatment of hepatitis C in the context of new treatments which offer cure to most peopleGP0|#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-353b82624b89Webinar23/05/2017 11:59:00 AM
AMS Workshop: Hepatitis B & C Update - Treatment Pathways and Prevention Strategieshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01769-3NFI.aspxAMS Workshop: Hepatitis B & C Update - Treatment Pathways and Prevention StrategiesHepatitis B and C update for GPs, Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers and other interested primary health care providers from an Aboriginal Medical Service setting.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|#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 CDubbo16/05/2017 11:59:00 AM
Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Programhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01760-F85Q.aspxHepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education ProgramThis workshop is designed to support clinical staff working in drug & alcohol settings, or with people who inject drugs, to treat patients living with hepatitis C. 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-353b82624b89Adelaide6/05/2017 11:59:00 AM
APNA Conference Focus Groups - Saturday, 6 May 2017.http://www.ashm.org.au/Courses/Pages/EVT-01816-UB1Z.aspxAPNA Conference Focus Groups - Saturday, 6 May 2017.Invitation to participate in the development of an online learning module for Primary Health Care Nurses.GP0|#9c5604fc-7214-4168-b7dc-14869a7b1188;L0|#09c5604fc-7214-4168-b7dc-14869a7b1188|1/2 Day Course;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|HIVHobart6/05/2017 11:59:00 AM

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