Pre-IUSTI Event: HIV PrEP Dinner Update for GPs and Practice Nurses

31 October 2018
Pullman Auckland
Posted in Conferences

IUSTI Pre-conference HIV PrEP Dinner Update

A landmark in HIV prevention drugs, PrEP (tenofovir with emtricitabine) is now since 1 March 2018 available for eligible patients in New Zealand. At this training GPs and nurses will learn more about prescribing PrEP, HIV prevention strategies and identify people at risk for HIV. This training will also include an STI update.

This training will provide GPs, Nurses, and Health Professionals working in primary care an update on strategies available for the prevention of HIV transmission, focusing particularly on pre-exposure prohylaxis (PrEP).

At the end of this update, participants will be able to:

  • Identify priority populations for testing
  • Understand HIV epidemiology
  • Understand what Anti-Retroviral Therapy is and how to access it
  • Comprehend PrEP safety efficacy and usage data
  • Understand effectiveness of PrEP
  • Understand difference HIV prevention strategies including PrEP and PostExposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
  • Explain to patients what PrEP/PEP is and how to access it
  • Implement a rage of HIV Prevention Strategies

Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Register at: http://www.ashm.org.au/training

More information: HIV PrEP Dinner Update Flyer

Registrations close: 24 October 2018

 

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