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Workshops, training and events

This section provides links to current workshops, training and events that may be useful for people and organisations working to prevent and manage sexual health and blood-borne viruses in WA.

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Workshop Development: Communication for maximum impact.

SiREN. This free workshop aims to upskill participants in communication skills. Participants will learn the key principles of a good presentation, oral presentation tips and tricks, and how to create effective PowerPoints and infographics.

December 2

Bentley & online.

 

Beyond the C: National Program Launch and Introduction to Case Finding for General Practice.

Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM). This webinar includes the launching of the Beyond the C national program and training that will upskill primary healthcare nurses and practice managers in undertaking case finding for hepatitis C in their practice.

December 7

Online

 

Critical Exploration of Systems Thinking as Applied to Culturally Responsive Evaluation Practice.

Australian Evaluation Society. This free seminar examines the potential use of critical systems ideas as applied to multicultural evaluation practices, exploring how critical systems address power and ethics.

December 7

Online

 

WA STI and BBV Quarterly Forum

WA Department of Health. This forums theme is 'Wrap it Up 2022'.

December 7

East Perth & Online

 

Supporting Cultural Diversity in Healthcare Workshop

Health Consumers' Council WA. This workshop aims to assist healthcare workers and providers to deliver services that are equitable and enable health workers to provide culturally inclusive services that support patient-centred care.

December 13

Online

 

WA HIV S100 Prescriber Course

ASHM. This course is designed to support clinicians in managing and treating HIV, providing them with the opportunity to establish relationships with local specialist services for ongoing mentoring and referral.

February 11

Perth

 

Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Nursing)

Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ). This course is for nurses and midwives wishing to develop detailed knowledge and specialist clinical skills in sexual and reproductive health.

February 14-17

Northbridge

 

SiREN Short Courses

Free online training modules designed to support those working in the Western Australian sexual health and blood-borne virus sector.

Available on-demand, these modules will build your capabilities in health promotion planning and evaluation.

Ongoing

Online

 

Impact2020

Impact2021

 

Centre for Social Impact. #Impact2020 was a series of educational webinars. You can now upskill yourself and view all 35 webinars, hearing from innovative researchers, educators and leaders as they discuss social impact. 

Ongoing

Online

 

STI's in WA Primary Care

Delivered by Sexual Health Quarters, this course is intended to provide primary health care professionals with comprehensive education about discussing STIs with patients, and testing for and managing STIs. It includes public health responsibilities and legal issues, and recommends useful online resources for ongoing use. Participants will have one month from the date of enrolment in which to complete units. 

Ongoing

Online

 

Presenting at conferences

This video resource was developed by SiREN and will to support you to prepare a memorable conference presentation. It will step you through how to shape your presentation, how to prepare for questions from your audience and provide you with three key elements of effective presentations.

Ongoing

Online

 

SHBBV Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation Toolkit and Videos

This video series was developed by SiREN and steps you through how to plan, implement and evaluate your SHBBV project. The steps described in the video series are described in the SiREN SHBBV Program Planning Toolkit.

Ongoing

Online

 

Your Cultural Lens

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.

Ongoing 

Online

 

ASHM Learning Modules

ASHM offers a free range of online learning modules. These modules are evidence based, peer reviewed and tailored to meet the needs of healthcare professionals working with people living with or at risk of HIV, viral hepatitis and other blood-borne viruses/sexually transmitted infections. 

Ongoing

Online

 

The Birds and the BBVs 'The Bites' The Birds and the BBVs 'The Bites' are informative online sessions running weekly throughout the month of august on Tuesdays during lunchtime. These sessions will explore a range of sexual health topics. For more information about these sessions, contact Veronica Walshe, veronica.walshe@ahcwa.org Ongoing Online

 

Hump Day Health WAAC. Hump Day Health sessions occur on the second Wednesday of every month and provide the workforce with valuable updates on HIV and current treatments, health promotion messaging and how to address stigma and discrimination in sexual health provision. Contact eshaw@waac.com.au to register your attendance. Ongoing Online

 

Syphilis Outbreak Training

ASHM. Professional development training is available for health practitioners affected by the ongoing outbreak of infectious syphilis among young Aboriginal people in regions of Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia.  The training can be accessed anytime on the ASHM Online Learning System under STI/BBVs in the course catalogue. An ASHM login is required.

Ongoing

Online