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HIV PrEP webinar

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
On-demand

On-demand recorded 14 Jul 2020

This webinar will provide an update on strategies available to prevent HIV transmission, focusing on PrEP. Including how to screen for PrEP suitability, clinical assessment, monitoring patients on PrEP, and how to safely prescribe and stop PrEP. A short summary will be given on the recently updated PrEP guidelines.

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) play a key role in preventing HIV transmission and can now be prescribed in primary care by GPs and authorised nurse practitioners. A/Prof Darren Russell will present on strategies available to prevent HIV transmission and will cover the following topics:

  • Identify people at risk for HIV
  • Clinical assessment for PrEP
  • Different dosing options for PrEP
  • Monitoring patients on PrEP
  • How to safely prescribe, stop and restart PrEP

In addition, a summary will be given on the recently updated PrEP guidelines.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe different HIV prevention strategies
  • Explain different options for PrEP dosing
  • Use the PrEP decision making tool to manage patients on PrEP
  • Explain the effectiveness and appropriate use of PrEP/PEP to patients

This event attracts 3 CPD points

Speaker

A/Prof Darren Russell
FRACGP, DipVen, FAChSHM

Darren Russell is Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Melbourne and James Cook University, and Director of Sexual Health, Cairns Sexual Health Service, Cairns, Queensland.

Type
Delivery
Title
HIV PrEP webinar
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Men's health, Reproductive health, Sexual health
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
On-demand
CPD Points
3
Price
Free
Location
Online
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