Hepatitis B for Nurses and Midwives

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The course will provide Nursing and Midwifery Professionals with advanced practical skills and knowledge in hepatitis B nursing. The course includes presentations and case discussions that introduce the epidemiology and natural history of hepatitis B; vaccination; testing; fibrosis assessment; advanced liver disease; stigma and discrimination and the cultural context of hepatitis B nursing and midwifery.

Course components:

Hosted by the Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training and Learning program, 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
  • Video Modules
  • Two 4-hour interactive webinars via Zoom

Date and time:

Part 1 of 2: Wed 14 August 2024, 4-8pm AEST

Part 2 of 2: Thurs 15 August 2024, 4-8pm AEST

Attendance at both sessions is required to receive a certificate equivalent to 8.0 CPD hours. Additionally, the suggested self-paced learning components are equivalent to 2.0 CPD hours.

This activity, including all required pre-course and post-course work is equivalent to a total of 10 CPD hours.

This course is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. This activity, including all required pre-course and post-course work is allocated 10 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.

Australian College of Midwives CPD Endorsed Activity. 

Target Audience:

Nursing and Midwifery Professionals working with patients at risk of or living with hepatitis B based in VIC.


  • Jacqui Richmond - Program Manager, Workforce Development and Health Service Delivery in the Eliminate hepatitis C (EC) Australia Partnership
  • Guest speakers TBC

Learning outcomes:

  • Outline the epidemiology of hepatitis B and the risk factors for hepatitis B transmission.  
  • Identify opportunities for screening and testing, vaccination and linkage to care 
  • Outline nurses’ and midwives’ role in providing culturally appropriate care, free from stigma and discrimination 
  • Outline the nurses’ and midwives’ role in identifying, diagnosing, assessing, monitoring and treating patients with chronic hepatitis B and advanced liver disease.  
  • Utilise innovative strategies and models of care that deliver care for patients with hepatitis B 


Online, Victoria