Addressing viral hepatitis stigma

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
3 hours
Provider
ANMF Vic

This module introduces you to how stigma is constructed and the means to combat it in attitudes and practice in a health setting. Stigma is associated with a range of cultural, social or political attitudes and practices, and generally leads to discrimination against those who have been stigmatised. Stigma is based on the way others behave or look or think (differently), and they are stereotyped accordingly.  Stigma associated with hepatitis can lead to poor health outcomes for the people who are stigmatised – reluctance to being tested, diagnosed or clinically managed, low self esteem, not following medication regimes, not keeping regular health care appointments, isolation and marginalization from the community, etc.

On completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Identify the manifestations of stigma as a social construct.
  • Explain the impact stigma has on the health outcomes of people who experience it.
  • Explain the main ways in which stigma is communicated.
  • Describe the legal implications of discrimination.
  • Identify a range of strategies a nurse can adopt to counter stigma.

Please note: The contents of this module will no longer be accessible once completed.

Type
Online Learning
Delivery
Online
Title
Addressing viral hepatitis stigma
Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
ONLINE
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
3 hours
CPD Points
3h CPD
Price
60.00
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