STIs and BBVs

Course Image Aboriginal Health Workers & Blood-Borne Viruses

This course is a series of 4 quizzes based on the booklet: Aboriginal Health Workers & Blood-Borne Viruses. They will test your knowledge of HIV, Hep B and Hep C.

Objectives:

On completion of this program Health Workers are able to:

* Explain the similarities and differences between the Hep B, Hep C and HIV viruses and how they are spread

* Identify priority groups of people for testing for blood-borne viruses

* Apply standard infection control procedures to the workplace and work related tasks

* Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of blood-borne viruses in providing culturally appropriate information to clients and communities.

Note: You must have an account and be logged in to receive a certificate.

Course Image Becoming more Gay Friendly in your Practice

Australians live in a multicultural, multi-layered society. We identify ourselves by our background, gender, culture, beliefs, experiences and by our sexuality. Individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI) have diverse sexual health needs. This module aims to inform health professionals about the diversity within the LGBTI community and to reduce stigma and discrimination, particularly for gay men and men who have sex with men, by ensuring their specific health needs are being met.

Target Audience: GPs, health professionals
Duration: One hour
CPD: RACGP 2 Category 2 QI&CPD points
Funding Body :  STI in Gay Men’s Action Group (STIGMA)

Course Image Looking to the future of Needle and Syringe Programs and Harm Minimisation Programs in NSW
Presenting research conducted by the Centre for Social Research in Health in partnership with a harm minimisation program and NSP network in NSW, this webinar will outline some of the key policies and guidelines that shape current NSP provision. In addition, issues such as the demands on the NSP workforce, opportunities for further hepatitis C prevention in the NSP setting, ways in which to consider the range of clients' needs and client preferences in accessing NSP services will also be explored.

Target audience: : Health service providers and policy makers interested in both drug and alcohol and NSP service provision.
CPD: Equivalent to 1 hour of CPD. There is no HCV CPD for this webinar.
Type: Webinar (2014)
Funded by: NSW Health
Course Image NUAA Knows: Consumer Engagement
Many health services working with people who inject drugs (PWID) are being instructed by best practice management to increase their levels of consumer participation/engagement. The NSW Users & AIDS Association (NUAA) offers a ‘how to’ regarding issues of consumer engagement in relation to PWID as health service clients, exploring barriers to engagement and strategies that can increase consumer participation in non-tokenistic means.

Target audience: Health service providers in both the drug and alcohol and NSP areas.
CPD: Equivalent to 1 hour of CPD. There is no HCV CPD for this webinar.
Type: Webinar (2014)
Funded by: NSW Health