Australasian Sexual Health Alliance
Australian STI Management Guidelines
Sexual health resources
Australasian Contact Tracing Guidelines
Sexual health training
Sexual health workforce bulletin
ASHM Nursing Program
ASHM’s work in Sexual Health
ASHM has an active program of policy development in Australia. In particular advocating for broadened prescribing rights for primary health practitioners and supporting practitioners to work to their full scope of practice. ASHM is a key contributor to the development and review of the Fourth National Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy 2018 and the Fifth National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Blood-Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy 2018. Find out more about ASHM’s work in policy and advocacy here.
ASHM’s STI education and training programs meet the learning needs of a diverse number of healthcare practitioners. These include; BBV/STI updates, journal club and sexual health courses, combining online learning and practical workshops. Courses are specific to roles or settings such as, Primary Health Care; Nursing and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services. Learn more about ASHM STI training, find training near you using our Training Locator Map or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
ASHM developed Australia’s first STI Management Guidelines for use in primary care website and the Australasian Contact Tracing Guidelines maintains multiple resources to provide healthcare practitioners with tools to implement HCV testing, linkage to care and treatment processes in their setting. These include patient checklists, reference guides, decision-making tools and more. View our suite of resources here.
ASHM coordinates the Australasian Sexual Health Conference which brings together National and International health professionals, researchers and community organisations. The Australasian Sexual Health Conference is the leading multidisciplinary sexual health conference in Australasia.
The ASHM membership program strives to draw together a range of professions supporting people living with HIV, viral hepatitis, STIs and related diseases. To learn more about the program and apply for membership, see here.