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Professional Development

ASHM 1st Annual Hepatitis B Prescriber Forum

ASHM 1st Annual Hepatitis B Prescriber Forum

ASHM is pleased to announce that the first annual Hepatitis Prescriber Forum will be held online.

The Hepatitis B Prescriber Forum is a half-day forum designed for hepatitis B s100 prescribers that will cover current and relevant sector priorities and topics

With expert panels and interactive case discussions, the 2023 Hepatitis B Prescriber Forum is an opportunity to dive deep into emerging areas of hepatitis B treatment and management and discuss the contemporary issues facing hepatitis B clinical care in Australia.

Learning objectives

• Describe barriers to accessing hepatitis B management, treatment, and linkage to care

• Evaluate hepatitis B patients’ suitability for monitoring and treatment

• Develop guideline-based approaches for managing patients with hepatitis B, referring to both clinical- and community-facing resources

The theme of the forum is: Models of Care, with topics such as:

• Patient centred care

• Perspectives of Nurse Practitioner prescribers

• Navigating Medicare

• Provision of care to patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

The forum aims to facilitate a highly skilled multidisciplinary workforce that is respectful of and responsive to the needs of priority populations for hepatitis B and aware of new research and issues in the sectors.

The full program will be released shortly.

Target Audience

Hepatitis B s100 GP and NP Prescribers, Sexual Health Registrars and Physicians, Infectious Diseases Trainees and Physicians, and medical practitioners who are interested in prescribing Hepatitis B s100 medication and managing patients living with hepatitis B.

Submit and present your model of care at the forum

Models of care refers to the way health care services are delivered, and we want to hear about the innovative way prescribers are delivering care to patients living with hepatitis B. Submit a 10-minute presentation on how your service or practice approaches hepatitis B case finding and linkage to care, along with sharing any enablers and/or barriers you have faced. By submitting and discussing your model of care, you can receive an additional HBV CPD point, totalling 3 CPD points to acquire all required CPD points for the year

Please send cases to Skye OHalloran by Friday 27th January click here

Please contact Brad Reuter on 0435 799 237 or click here to send an email

Accreditation

HBV s100 prescribers will receive 2 HBV CPD points for attending the Hepatitis B Prescriber Forum.

By submitting and discussing your model of care, you can receive an additional HBV CPD point, totaling 3 CPD points to acquire all required CPD points for the year


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