Become a hepatitis B s100 prescriber to manage and treat chronic hepatitis B in primary care settings.

This course provides Medical Practitioners and Nurse Practitioners with comprehensive training in the science of hepatitis B (HBV), current pharmacology, monitoring and treatment, and the complicating factors surrounding HBV management.

Upon successful completion of this training and the associated case assessment, eligible participants may apply to the relevant state departments of health for authority to prescribe Section 100 (s100) drugs for the management of HBV in Australia.

Date: 31 March, 2023

Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm (ACST)

Location: 32 Priest ST, Ciccone, Alice Springs


Course components:

This course will be presented as a mix of self-paced and live facilitated learning, providing attendees an opportunity to discuss and practice strategies with peers and specialists. This is comprised of:

  1. Online Learning Modules
  2. A face-to-face 1-day interactive training
  3. Case Studies
  4. Multiple choice quiz

Presentations and case discussions will be delivered by specialists and primary care providers with expertise in hepatitis B.

Total expected time to complete all components = 9-11 hours


Learning Objectives:

Through online learning and virtual teaching, participants will learn to: 

  • Outline the critical role of primary care in the diagnosis, management and treatment of people living with chronic hepatitis B
  • Plan long-term care, including guideline-based monitoring and hepatocellular carcinoma screening, for patients with chronic hepatitis B
  • Select and prescribe first-line antiviral treatment when clinically indicated
  • Identify situations where specialist advice or referral is required
  • Integrate principles of person-centred and culturally competent care into hepatitis B management


Target Audience:

General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Aboriginal Health Practitioners.


Endorsement and CPD:

RACGP and ACRRM 2023-2025 accreditation pending. This course and associated activities are accredited by the ACNP for professional development.


Funding

This activity is funded by the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress. This course is open to GPs, Remote Medical Practitioners, Nurses, and Aboriginal Health Practitioners who practice in the NT, NPY or APY lands.


For More Information:

Please contact Calvin Wu at calvin.wu@ashm.org.au

or call on 0451 688 846

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Date: March 31, 2023 9:00 am

NT Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber Course: Hepatitis B Management and Care Course

City/Town/Suburb: NT, Alice Springs
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