PrEP & HIV Essentials for Primary Care – Northcote & Webinar

This informative and interactive training will aim to improve the confidence of general practitioners to effectively identify populations suitable for the use of PrEP and to confidently prescribe as a strategy for the prevention of HIV transmission.

Pre Exposure Prophyslaxis (PrEP) has been proven highly effective at reducing HIV transmission and there has been an increased community demand for its prescription. On the 1st April 2018, PrEP was  listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). GPs are now be able to prescribe PrEP, and community pharmacies  are able to dispense it.
This session has been accredited by RACGP and ACRRM. Participants are eligible for 4x Cat pts. (RACGP) and 2x core PDP pts (ACRRM).

Presenter:

This session will be facilitated by Dr Matt Penn - a s100 HIV and s100 Hepatitis B prescriber who works at the Centre Clinic, PRONTO and North Richmond Community Health.

Further Details: 

  • Dinner will be provided
  • Dinner and registration for those attending face-to-face: 6.30 - 7.00 pm. Training session: 7.00 - 9.00 pm
  • Registrations are essential

Learning outcomes

  • Describe the role of Primary Health Care in the management of Viral Hepatitis
  • Accurately determine at risk patients and screen for Viral Hepatitis
  • Confidently interpret Viral Hepatitis test results and discuss the treatment and referral options for the management of Viral Hepatitis
  • Discuss with patients the Viral Hepatitis treatment options and importance of regular monitoring

Location

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote, Victoria