HIV, HEPATITIS & INFECTION CONTROL COURSES
The Albion Education is committed to offering the best in professional staff development and training to meet the needs of people who work in clinical care, health management, health promotion, education and welfare. Courses are conducted by experienced clinicians and educators who are recognised experts in their fields.
July- December 2015
Face-to-face courses are held at our training rooms at The Albion Centre in Surry Hills, Sydney. The Centre is easily accessible by public transport from all areas of Sydney. Morning and afternoon teas are provided and there are many lunch options nearby.
Infection control for cleaners of health facilities $95
Monday 24 August (am only)
A half day workshop providing up to date information on infection control practices for cleaners of health facilities.
For Non-clinical staff who clean health facilities.
Introduction to infection control nursing $190
Monday 14 September
A one day workshop providing up to date information on infection control issues and practices for nurses.
For Registered or enrolled nurses who are beginning practitioners in the field of infection control or required to take some infection control responsibility.
An introduction to HIV $95 ($55 for SESLHD staff)
Wednesday 23 September
This course provides a general introduction to HIV.
For Anyone who is interested in HIV. No prior knowledge or clinical background is necessary.
Introduction to infection control for dental assistants $190
Monday 30 November
A one day workshop providing up to date information on infection control for dental assistants.
For Anyone employed in dental surgeries who assists with client care, dental procedures, or cleaning instruments or equipment.
Blended courses consist of an online course followed by a face-to-face session.
Gaining informed consent for HIV and HCV testing $385
12 October – 8 November plus Monday 9 November
Four weeks online and one day face-to-face. Information about current guidelines and best clinical practice for health workers managing clients who present for HIV and/or HCV testing.
For Health care, allied health, or community workers or counsellors who will be gaining informed consent for HIV or hepatitis C testing.
Our online courses can be accessed from anywhere. The classes are facilitated so need to be completed within the specified dates; however there is no 385385specific time when you need to be online. You will need access to the internet and an email address, but no special computer skills.
Hepatitis: a multidisciplinary course Cancelled – Available 1st Semester 2016
A six week course providing an overview of current information on viral hepatitis focussing on hepatitis C.
For Health care, allied health, welfare, or community workers who provide services for people living with or at risk of viral hepatitis.
HIV for health workers $145 ($95 SESLHD staff)
24 August – 2 October
A six week course providing an introduction to HIV issues and clinical care.
For Health care, allied health, welfare, or community workers in clinical settings, or with clients with HIV
The ABCs of ARVs: HIV treatment $385
24 August – 2 October
A six week course providing an overview of current treatment issues in the management of HIV infection and disease.
For Hospital and community pharmacists
Management of exposures to blood borne pathogens $385
7 September – 16 October
A six week course providing an overview of the management of needlestick and other exposures to blood and body substances that could potentially contain blood borne pathogens, such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, or HIV.
For Health workers or managers involved in managing exposures, or developing policy
Introduction to HIV and hepatitis C testing $95
12 – 25 October
A two week course providing an overview of HIV and hepatitis C testing including the NSW HIV strategy, types of testing available and who should be referred for testing. For All clinical health workers
Open your mouth: HIV and oral health interventions for non dental professionals Free
2 – 27 November
A four week course covering recognising oral health problems in people living with HIV; nutrition, oral health and HIV links; practical advice for immediate relief and prevention of oral health issues; screening tools and referral pathways for treatment.
Non-dental health workers (doctors, nurses, allied health professionals) and health promotion staff working with people with or at risk of HIV infection.