​Summary

  • To become a Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber, GPs, other community-based medical practitioners, and nurse practitioners must meet several accreditation criteria. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in hepatitis B is an important part of the program.
  • This page contains specific resources for use by practitioners participating in the Hepatitis B Prescriber Program. Please click on the tabs below to find relevant resources.

 

 

Prescriber Handbook

Information about training, accreditation, and maintenance for Hepatitis B s100 prescribers.

Prescriber Portal

Use to check your CPD points for the current year, add HBV-specific educational activities completed, update your prescribing locations and languages spoken.

B Positive – All you wanted to know about hepatitis B

This manual provides a comprehensive summary of currently available knowledge and practice.

Hep B Community of Practice

An online forum where you can connect with your fellow s100 prescribers, ask questions, discuss cases, and much more.

 

ASHM develops a host of resources to support care delivery across different clinical settings. Resources are available as follows:

B Positive: All you wanted to know about hepatitis B - a guide for primary care providers
Covers testing, interpretation of serology, initial assessment, ongoing monitoring, treatment, and complex management situations such as pregnancy and advanced liver disease.

Decision-Making in HBV tool
A 2-page decision support tool for hepatitis B diagnosis and management.

Hep B Community of Practice
An online forum where you can connect with your fellow s100 prescribers, ask questions, discuss cases, and much more.

Hep B and Primary Care Providers
A 12-page booklet which outlines hepatitis B virus and provides advice on the important role primary care providers can play in vaccination, diagnosis, management and treatment.

Article: Hep B Serology
Information on test indications, what to tell the patient, what the test can and cannot tell you, and interpretation of results.

Website: National Hep B Testing Policy
Defines appropriate diagnostic testing pathways using currently available technologies. Relevant for all health professionals ordering and interpreting tests for hepatitis B.

B Positive: All you wanted to know about hepatitis B - a guide for primary care providers
Covers testing, interpretation of serology, initial assessment, ongoing monitoring, treatment, and complex management situations such as pregnancy and advanced liver disease.

Decision-Making in HBV tool
A 2-page decision support tool for hepatitis B diagnosis and management.

Hep B Community of Practice
An online forum where you can connect with your fellow s100 prescribers, ask questions, discuss cases, and much more.

Hep B and Primary Care Providers
A 12-page booklet which outlines hepatitis B virus and provides advice on the important role primary care providers can play in vaccination, diagnosis, management and treatment.

Website: HepBHelp
Aims to assist Australian healthcare practitioners in the further investigation and management of patients diagnosed with chronic hepatitis B virus infection.

Template: General Practice Management Plan
An editable, downloadable template for a GP management plan.

Proforma: Initiation of patient on treatment
The pro forma document is an optional form designed to support practitioners new to initiating treatment for hepatitis B.

Video Tutorial: Prescribing using streamlined authority codes
Provides guidance on how to produce a prescription using streamlined codes for hepatitis B treatment.

Application form | Applying for prescribing rights following recognition of prior experience in the management of CHB
This form can be completed to apply for recognition of prior experience in the management of CHB. Following completion of this form, ASHM will forward the application and supporting documents onto the National HBV Clinical Standards and Accreditation Panel for review and assessment.
For those who wish to apply following completion of an ASHM HBV s100 prescriber course please note that a separate application form will be provided.

Prescriber Handbook
Information about training, accreditation, and maintenance for HBV s100 prescribers.

Prescriber Portal
The Prescriber Portal can be used to check your continuing professional development (CPD) points for the current year, add any other HBV-specific educational activities that you have completed, as well as view and update your prescribing locations and languages spoken.

Find more general hepatitis B resources here