HIV s100 Prescriber Course (VIC)

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Hosted by the Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training And Learning (VHHITAL) program, this course is designed to support GPs and Nurse Practitioners in managing and treating HIV in the general practice setting, providing them with the opportunity to establish relationships with local specialist services for ongoing mentoring and referral. Upon successful completion of this training and the associated assessment, you may apply to your relevant State Department of health for authority to prescribe section 100 drugs for the management of HIV in Australia.

Places in this course are limited. We kindly ask that you only register if you can commit to attend the following sessions:

Cost: FREE 

Start Date: Saturday 11 November 2023, 8:30am - 5:00pm AEDT

End Date: Sunday 12 November 2023, 8:30am - 5:00pm AEDT

Location: Level 5 369 Royal Parade Parkville VIC 3052

If completing the course is not convenient for you at this time, please be aware there will future opportunities. Please contact the team at if you wish to submit an expression of interest for future HIV s100 prescriber courses. 

Course format: 

This course has 3 components comprising of:

  • Pre-requisite activity: Introduction to HIV Online Learning Modules. These self-directed modules are the foundation for the facilitated training and must be completed within the 12 months prior to the prescriber course.
  • Facilitated training: An intensive two-day face to face course.
  • Post course assessment: an online case-based multiple-choice exam to be completed within one month of the facilitated training.


  • Professor Edwina Wright - Sexual Health Physician, The Alfred
  • Professor Jenny Hoy - Director of HIV Medicine, The Alfred
  • Dr Olga Vujovic - Infectious Diseases Physician, The Alfred
  • Dr Emma Paige - Infectious Diseases Physician, The Alfred
  • Dr Matt Penn - GP, North Richmond Community Health Centre
  • Daniel Sankar - Nurse Practitioners, Thorne Harbour Health

Further details:

Morning/afternoon tea and lunch will be provided.

Registrations are essential. RSVP by Monday 23rd October 2023.


This course has been approved as a CPD activity by RACGP for the 2023-2025 triennium for

  • Educational Activities: 12.50. 
  • Reviewing Performance: 9.50.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the principles of initiation of antiretroviral therapy.
  • Evaluate the complexity of factors influencing patients’ treatment decisions.
  • Develop a clinical management plan for a patient on therapy, incorporating strategies for health promotion and harm minimisation.
  • Describe the contributing factors to the development of treatment toxicities and antiretroviral resistance.
  • Identify appropriate referral pathways for complex HIV issues including salvage therapy, women considering pregnancy and IRIS.


369 Royal Parade Parkville VIC 3052, Victoria