Hepatitis C Nursing

2021fri30apr(apr 30)9:30 amsat08may(may 8)12:30 pmHepatitis C Nursing

Event Details

Course Summary
This free facilitated online training course provides nurses with the knowledge and confidence to increase screening and management of hepatitis C in primary care settings.


  • Online Training Session 1: Friday 30 April, 9:30am-12:30pm (AEST)
  • Online Training Session 2: Saturday 08 May, 9:30am-12:30pm (AEST)

Please note that you will need to attend both of the live Zoom sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion.
Event Description

Click here to download the course flyer

This course will be delivered in two parts

  • Part 1 consists of  a recommended pre reading and a 1-hour eLearning component on advanced liver disease
  • Part 2 consist of two live online Zoom training sessions building on the pre reading and eLearning content  through presentations and practical case discussions.

Target Audience
Queensland nurses working in sexual health services, public and private medical clinics, refugee and migrant services, correctional facilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services, drug and alcohol services, mental health services, and youth services, and Midwives.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe risk factors for HCV, enabling discussions with patients around prevention
  2. Discuss HCV serology to identify opportunities for screening, testing and linkage-to-care
  3. Explain the nurse’s role in providing culturally appropriate care, free from stigma and discrimination, to people from priority populations
  4. Explain the nurse’s role in the management of chronic HCV, advanced liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma
  5. Outline strategies for supporting patients with medication adherence

Learning objectives align with the AHA Practice Standards for the Hepatology Nurse (2015) and the AHA Consensus based Nursing Guidelines (2019). The course is also endorsed by the Australian Liver Association (ALA).

This course is endorsed by the ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 6.5 CPD Hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Boards of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.

For further information or questions
Please contact Molly Stannard on 0478 020 174 or click here to send an email.

This course is supported by Government of Queensland, Department of Health.


April 30 (Friday) 9:30 am - May 8 (Saturday) 12:30 pm




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