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National HIV Nursing | Complex Management Webinar

Thursday, October 5th 2023
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Directed at nurses with experience working in HIV, this webinar will focus on HIV and hepatitis B and C co-infection.

Kirsty Owen (Sexual health and BBV nurse, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre) will discuss the nurses’ role in monitoring and caring for people living with HIV and hepatitis B and C co-infection, including identifying risk factors and key consideration for treatment and monitoring. This session will include a presentation and case studies.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

• Describe the epidemiology of Hepatitis B and C and risk factors for acquisition.

• Identify risk factors for advanced liver disease and when to seek specialist clinical support.

• Discuss key considerations for Hepatitis treatment and monitoring in PLHIV.

• Explain role of the HIV nurse in supporting engagement in Hepatitis treatment and ongoing monitoring.

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