STI and BBV Nursing: Management and Care - Part Two

Wednesday 13 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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