NSW & ACT Hepatitis B S100 Prescriber Course - Part 3 (webinar)
|Part 2: Thursday, 16 November 2023, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (AEDT)
|Online – Zoom
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 & Time:
Session 1: Thursday, 2 November 2023, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (AEDT)
Session 2: Thursday, 9 November 2023, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (AEDT)
Session 3: Thursday, 16 November 2023, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (AEDT)
Location : Online via Zoom
Attendance at all sessions is required to receive accreditation.
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:
- Online Learning Modules
- Three 2-hour interactive webinars via Zoom, access through the ASHM online learning platform
- Case Studies
- Multiple choice quiz
Presentations and case discussions will be delivered by specialists and primary care providers with expertise in hepatitis B.
Total expected to complete all self-paced and live components = 11 hours
Dr Ken Liu
Staff Specialist Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist – Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Senior Lecturer, Sydney Medical School
Dr Geoffrey Stewart
Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber, Galambila Aboriginal Health Service.
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
General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, other community based medical practitioners based in NSW and ACT.
Endorsement & CPD
ASHM is an RACGP-accredited CPD Provider under the RACGP CPD Program. This is an RACGP-approved CPD activity under the RACGP CPD Program. This activity has been approved for the following hours and types:
- Educational Activities (EA): 6.0 hours
- Reviewing Performance (RP): 3.5 hours
This course and associated activities are accredited with ACRRM for 6 educational activity PDP units, 4 Additional CPD requirements and 5 performance review PDP units in the 2023-2025 triennium.
This course is open to NSW and ACT attendees. ACT places are limited, with registration scholarships available for ACT-based General Practitioners and Nurse Practitioners.
This activity is funded by NSW Health.
This course is free to attend for professions aligned with the target audience who practice in NSW. Registration scholarships have been provided by ACT Health.
Please click here to download the flyer.
Please contact Elaine Turner, click here to send an email. Or call 0478 024 539 for further assistance.