Hepatitis B in Primary Care

2021thu10jun7:30 pmthu9:00 pmHepatitis B in Primary Care

Event Details

Course Summary 
This webinar will provide GPs and primary care nurses with introductory knowledge regarding the care and management of hepatitis B.

Synopsis 
Primary care practitioners play a crucial role in ensuring improved health outcomes for people with hepatitis B, through testing, diagnosis, informed clinical management and support of individuals and families.

Event Description
This webinar is being delivered in partnership with the RACGP

In 2018, over 227,000 people were living with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) in Australia; of these, 72,000 were undiagnosed and 177,000 were not engaged in regular care. The most common cause of hepatocellular carcinoma worldwide is CHB. Primary care practitioners play a critical role in the diagnosis and management of CHB in the community, and in reducing preventable deaths from liver cancer.

Presenter
Presented by Dr Nicole Allard, a GP and HBV s100 Prescriber, this webinar will provide participants with crucial knowledge and understanding of hepatitis B and the impact of COVID-19 on patients living with hepatitis B.

Target Audience
General practitioners

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify priority populations for hepatitis B testing in Australia.
  2. Interpret hepatitis B serology results.
  3. Describe the role of primary care in the testing, diagnosis and management of patients with hepatitis B in the community.

Accreditation
This educational activity has been awarded 1 HBV CPD points under the HBV CPD

Time

(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Location

Online

Acknowledgement

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