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Workshops, Training and Events
This section provides links to current workshops, training and events for people and organisations in the WA sexual health and blood-borne virus sector to build their knowledge and skills.
SHBBV training calendar 2017
This calendar contains details of sexual health and/or blood-borne virus training and events available to staff in WA. See the SHBBV training calendar.
The Society of Australian Sexologists WA provides monthly professional development and reflection sessions. The upcoming training calendar is available here.
|6 December 2017||Sexuality, Citizenship and Youth 2nd Workshop||Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Terrace Shenton Park, WA||Join us for a late afternoon tea followed by a fun and stimulating discussion with speakers from across WA and Australia! This event is targeted at health and education professionals, teachers, researchers, policy makers and community leaders who are working to fuel progress in the fields of sexuality, education and health. The workshop will be an opportunity to gain insights into these issues, expand your professional development, and network with like-minded professionals. For more information, click here.|
|Birds and the BBVs||Aboriginal Health Council of WA, Mt Lawley||
The Birds and the BBVs is a two day training course which aims to bring together Aboriginal Health Workers and others who work with Aboriginal people to increase their knowledge, skills, motivation and confidence to yarn with clients and community about why testing for STIs, HIV and BBVs is important and normalise testing within routine health care. For further information, click here.
|Your Cultural Lens||Online||Interactive online cross cultural training package for health service providers. It takes less than 40 minutes to complete and modules can be paused and recommenced at any time. For further information, click here.|
|STI e-learning: A resource for health professionals||Online||
This free online learning program aims to increase knowledge and skills in managing sexually transmitted infections through the education of medical practitioners, nurses and other professionals in Western Australia. The program involves two modules: a test and certificate of completion are available at the end of each module should you want to claim continuing professional development points. Module 1 will take approximately 3 hours to complete, and module 2 approximately 5 hours to complete. You may return to the modules at any time.
The Special Module for Nurses is to train rural and remote nurses in Western Australia to provide treatment for sexually transmitted infections (chlamydia and gonorrhoea) to patients aged 16 years or above in accordance with the operational policies of the Department of Health Western Australia. For further information, click here.
|Hepatitis Education Project||Online||A free online learning program funded by the Department of Health Western Australia with the primary aim of increasing the delivery of a safe Hepatitis B and C treatment program to patients through the education of medical practitioners, nurses and other health professionals in Western Australia. For further information, click here.|
|Hepatitis NSW e-learning modules||Online||
These materials provide a simple, easy-to-understand introduction to hep C for people who work in sectors such as homelessness, community health, harm reduction, and alcohol and other drugs, and where people living with or affected by hep C may need information. The Online Learning Materials take just 15-20 minutes in total to complete, and each module ends with a short quiz to check your knowledge. For more information, click here.
|TBA||Health Promotion 4 day short course||Curtin University, Bentley Campus||
This four day course will provide you with an understanding of the role and importance of health promotion and the broader concept of health within a community and national setting. You will develop the skills to plan, implement and evaluate a health promotion program.
Cost per person: TBA
Venue: Curtin University, Bentley Campus
For more information and updates on the short courses click here.