Advanced level training that will enable GPs 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.
This interactive course will involve online learning modules, in-depth presentations, case discussions, and facilitated group work giving attendees an opportunity to discuss practical strategies with peers and specialists.
Professor Benhamin Cowie - Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis at The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity.
Dr Nicole Allard- General Practitioner and Hep B S100 prescriber at cohealth with a clinical and research interest in Viral hepatitis.
Morning/afternoon tea and lunch will be provided.
Travel grants may be provided to GPs in rural and remote Victoria to attend the course and become a HBV s100 prescriber. For more information please contact: VHHITAL@nwmphn.org.au
Registrations are essential. See link for details.
Screen at risk patients appropriately
Plan antiviral treatment for HBV infection
Utilise treatment protocols for monitoring patients’ responses to HBV antiviral therapy
Implement shared care between primary and tertiary settings including appropriate referrals
Develop management plans for patients requiring ongoing monitoring
North Western Melbourne PHN - Yarra Room,Level 5, 369 Royal Parade, PARKVILLE, VIC, 3052, Australia, Victoria