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Hepatitis C for Nurses and Midwives

Friday, April 14th 2023
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This free training course is delivered over 2 half-day sessions online and provides nurses and midwives with the knowledge and confidence to increase screening and management of hepatitis C in primary care settings.

Online Training One: Friday 14 April 2023, 9:30am – 12:30pm (AEST)

Online Training Two: Saturday 22 April 2023, 9:30am – 12:30pm (AEST)

Learning Objectives - by the end of this training, participants will be able to:

• Describe risk factors for HCV, enabling discussions with patients around prevention

• Discuss HCV serology to identify opportunities for screening, testing and linkage-to-care

• Explain the role of nurses and midwives in providing culturally appropriate care, free from stigma and discrimination, to people from priority populations

• Explain the role of nurses and midwives in the management of chronic HCV, advanced liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma

• Outline strategies for supporting patients with medication adherence

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