Training and Resources in NSW
The Australian Society of HIV Medicine provides clinical training, education and resources to support all levels of the HIV workforce, including material for non-medical professions, such as the police and emergency services.
STIPU (NSW STI Programs Unit) provides on-line learning, tools and resources for health professionals around Sexually transmitted infections.
Albion Centre Education and training offers a wide range of training and education opportunities in the areas of HIV, Hepatitis and Infection Control. This includes an introduction to HIV course.
The HIV Support Program provides enhanced advice and support for doctors and their patients at the time of a new diagnosis of HIV. The Program is based on the principle that every person newly diagnosed with HIV has the right to five Key Support Services. Resources and information sheets are available on the HIV Support Program site.
Australian Indigenous Health Infonet Courses relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’s Health.
The Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) supports education and training for excellent healthcare across the NSW Health system.
Examples of on-line HETI courses include:
Normalise HIV in your practice which explores how health workers can identify opportunities to offer testing in non traditional settings.
Stigma, discrimination and injecting drug use which assists health workers to identify strategies to help reduce stigma and discrimination directed at people who inject drugs.
Fact sheets for health professionals:
Open your mouth: an assessment and referral tool for healthcare professionals working with PLHIV. An oral health fact sheet.
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