Hep C for NSP Frontline Workers Workshop

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Hep C for NSP Frontline Workers Workshop

14 March @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free

Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) frontline workers play an important and unique role in hep C elimination in Australia.  This education program targets those working at the frontline of primary, secondary and pharmacy NSPs, and consists of an online learning component followed by a 3-hour interactive workshop. Participants who have successfully completed both components of this course will leave with improved knowledge and confidence to have conversations with people in the NSP about hep C and facilitate linking into testing and treatment.

Learning Outcomes:

• Describe what hep C is, how it can be transmitted, and ways to minimise transmission

• Recognise the stages of behavioural change people go through and identify effective communication techniques to engage with people at each stage

• Describe how hep C and liver disease are tested

• Recognise the treatment options for hep C and the importance to communicate adherence to treatment

• Describe ongoing hep C prevention and care, including follow-up testing and ongoing liver assessment

• Identify the local referral pathways by which people can seek hep C testing and treatment, and how to link people into hep C care

 

This workshop is free to attend, morning tea and lunch will be provided.

 

Details

Date:
14 March
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.ashm.org.au/eventinfo/?id=bc85e6bb-8323-e911-8132-e0071b685a91

Organiser

ASHM
Email:
laina.runk@ashm.org.au

Venue

Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne
131 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, 3000
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