Hepatitis B for Nurses and Midwives

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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: Wednesday 30 August, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM AEST

Part 2 of 2: Thursday 31 August, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM 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.


Dr Jacqui Richmond, Burnet Institute

Gabrielle Bennett, SVHA

Learning Outcome:

  • 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