Hepatitis for Health Care Workers – On-line Course

Hepatitis for Health Care Workers – On-line Course

12th September – 28th October 2011

This is a 7 week course which will be conducted entirely on-line through Moodle. It is estimated that that weekly reading and course activities will take around 1-3 hours to complete. There will be no “set time” to be on-line. Participants can complete activities at a time that suits them. This course provides an overview of current information on viral hepatitis with a focus on hepatitis C. It is suitable for clinical and allied health workers who provide services for people living with or at risk of viral hepatitis.

Topics covered include:

ü Overview of hepatitis A, B, C
ü Management of chronic Hep C
ü Coinfection
ü Pre-test counselling (introduction)
ü Psychosocial issues
ü Hep C and discrimination
ü Nutrition and hep C
ü Management of Occupational Exposures

Course Fees: $275.00 including GST

Applicants in NSW may be able to obtain funding from their Area HIV/AIDS co-ordinator or from the Workforce Development Program.

For enquiries or to register, call
Albion Street Centre Education
Tel: (02) 9332 9720 Fax: (02) 9360 4387
Email: albeducation@sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au