STI and BBV Nursing: Management and Care - Part Three

Tuesday 19 October 2021, 6:30pm - 8:30pm (AEDT)

Course Summary
Nurses and midwives play a crucial role in the prevention and management of blood borne viruses (BBVs) and sexually transmissible infections (STIs).

Through case studies, presentations, group discussion and online learning modules, the course will explore the nurse's role in STI and BBV prevention, care and management. Sessions include clinical presentation and management of STIs, advanced sexual health communication, stigma and discrimination, contact tracing, HIV and viral hepatitis overview and prevention.

Learning Outcomes

Describe the clinical presentation and nurse’s role in managing STIs
Identify the priority populations for STI and BBV screening
Demonstrate confidence in discussing sexual health with patients
Describe contact tracing processes
Describe current HIV prevention methods

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