Advanced level training that will enable Victorian GPs and Nurse Practitioners to effectively diagnose, manage and treat chronic hepatitis B in the primary care setting. Successful completion of the training and assessment will accredit community-based medical practitioners to prescribe s100 highly specialised drugs for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B.
Scholarship available: Cancer Council Victoria is calling on Nurse Practitioners and General Practitioners who work in Moyne, Ballarat, East Gippsland, Wodonga and Mildura Rural City Local Government Areas to apply for a Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber Course Scholarship of $1500. This advanced level training enables Victorian GPs and Nurse Practitioners to effectively diagnose, manage and treat chronic hepatitis B in primary care settings. Successful completion of the training and assessment accredits community-based medical practitioners to prescribe s100 highly specialised drugs for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B. The course is delivered online and includes three, two hour live webinars, video modules and the successful completion of a short assignment and online assessment. Limited spaces available so scholarships will be given on a first come first serve basis.
If you’re interested in this scholarship opportunity, please contact Osman Osman, Community Engagement Specialist at Cancer Council Victoria at Osman.email@example.com by 7th March 2023.
Format: Online (Three sessions over 3 weeks)
Start Date: Tuesday 14th March 2023
End Date: Tuesday 28th March 2023
If completing the course is not convenient for you at this time, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the EOI list, we will update you regarding future sessions.
This course is in high demand and places are limited. We kindly ask that you only register if you intend to gain HBV s100 accreditation and can commit to all the live sessions and the following course work:
Prior to the course:
Completion of the pre-course online learning, including:
Pre-course survey (10 minutes to complete)
Hepatitis B introductory online modules (approx. 1 hour to complete)
During the course:
The course will run over 3 weeks, you will be required to complete the assigned tasks and webinars that will take approximately 2.5 hours per week. These include:
1. Completion of pre-recorded video modules: Between each webinar, video lectures (approx. 30 mins) will be available for participants to watch at time that suits them. The interactive webinar activities will be based on learnings from these video lectures.
2. Live webinars: Attendance of three webinars is compulsory for successful completion of the course and is required to receive accreditation. You must attend the following dates and times:
Tuesday, 14 March 6:30pm – 8:30pm AEDT
Tuesday, 21 March 6:30pm – 8:30pm AEDT
Tuesday, 28 March 6:30pm – 8:30pm AEDT
3. Completion of assignment: One assignment must be completed during the course, which includes a case study and takes approx. 30 mins to complete.
After the course:
A post-course online assessment and survey must be completed. The assessment comprises of thirty case-based multiple-choice questions that participants must pass to become an accredited Hepatitis B s100 prescriber.
Continuing Professional Development:
Hosted by the Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training and Learning program, this activity is accredited for 40 RACGP CPD Accredited Activity points for the 2020-22 triennium, has been approved for 7 educational activity PDP units and 2 performance review PDP units by ACRRM, and is accredited by ACNP for professional development.