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Professional Development

Managing Hepatitis B, Training for Aboriginal Health Workforce, Darwin

Managing Hepatitis B, Training for Aboriginal Health Workforce, Darwin

NT Health is running a free Hepatitis B education workshop for the Aboriginal Health Workforce

The Aboriginal Health Workforce are essential in providing appropriate, on country care and education in their communities. The NT has the highest rates of  hepatitis B notifications in the country. This workshop will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn more about hepatitis B, and meet with colleagues from all over the NT.

The course is free to attend and fully catered. The costs of travel, travel allowance and accommodation is expected to be covered by your respective organisations. Participants are also able to attend the workshop scheduled for 16 – 17 February.

Learning Objectives

After attending this session you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of hepatitis B
  • Know how common hep B is, how it’s passed on and how to prevent getting
    hep B
  • Understand your role in managing hepatitis B, including how to provide
    health promotion about healthy living
  • Understand that people living with chronic hepatitis B need regular checks up
    and visits to the clinic and may need treatment to prevent liver disease

CPD

  • Endorsed for 22 NAATSIHWP CPD hours

Contact

If you would like more information or would like to do a Community Story (15-20 minute slot) to share what you and your organisation does and how you engage community, please contact:

Natasha Tatipata: Natasha.tatipata@nt.gov.au  Ph: 088944 1321

Emily Vintour-Cesar: Emily.vintour-cesar@nt.gov.au Ph: 0889228487

 

 

 


Date

Feb 15 2023

Time

ACST
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Michael Long Learning Centre
Marrara, Darwin

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