Introduction to Hepatitis and HIV

When:
October 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm UTC Timezone
2019-10-16T09:30:00+00:00
2019-10-16T12:30:00+00:00
Where:
Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Cameron Road
Windygates, Leven KY8 5RR
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Michelle Campbell
01592 226561

Aim:

This is a half day course designed to increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of issues related to blood borne viruses (BBVs) such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV from a social, emotional and physical viewpoint and to increase confidence in addressing these issues with clients.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An understanding of the prevalence and transmission routes of Hepatitis and HIV
  • An understanding of testing, treatments and their possible side effects
  • An understanding of the psychological and social impact of living with a BBV.

Who should attend?

Those currently working with clients affected by BBVs who wish to increase their general awareness around issues relating to Hepatitis and HIV.

Those with a limited understanding of BBVs and HIV issues who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in order to be better informed when dealing with clients.

Facilitator:

Steve Walker, Workforce Development Lead, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**