Hepatitis B for Nurses and Midwives

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 15 Feb, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM AEDT
    Part 2 of 2: Thursday 16 Feb, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM AEDT

    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.

    Speakers: 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

    Location

    Online, Victoria