Education Courses

HIV, HEPATITIS & INFECTION CONTROL COURSES

Albion Education

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.

January – June 2016

Online courses

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 specific time when you need to be online. You will need access to the internet and an email address, but no special computer skills.

Management of exposures – online $385
14 March – 22 April

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

HIV for Health Care Workers $150 ($100 for SESLHD staff)
18 April – 27 May

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.

ABCs of ARVs – Non-Pharmacists  $250

2 – 27 May
A four week interactive, facilitated online course providing an overview of current pharmacological treatment and related issues in the management of HIV infection and disease

For general practitioners, nurse and other health workers with an interest in HIV treatment

The ABCs of ARVs: HIV treatment for pharmacists $385

6 June – 17 July or 10 Oct – 20 Nov
A six week course providing an overview of current treatment issues in the management of HIV infection and disease
For Hospital and community pharmacists

Open your mouth: HIV and oral health interventions for non dental professionals

Free for NSW participants ($250 for others)

30 May to 24 June

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

Face-to-face courses

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 Nursing $190
Thursday 5 May

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 $100 ($50 for SESLHD staff)
Monday 9 May

This course provides a general introduction to HIV
For anyone who is interested in HIV. No prior knowledge or clinical background is necessary.

HIV Nursing Practice Workshop $300
Monday 16 May – Thursday 19 May

This workshop recognises the unique role and knowledge of nurses in HIV and AIDS care. Suitable for nurses who work, or are preparing to work with HIV positive clients and wish to increase their knowledge and skills.

Infection Control for Dental Assistants $190
Monday 27 June

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

Blended courses consist of an online course followed by a face-to-face session.

Providing HIV and HCV testing   $100
15February – 13 March plus Monday 14 March
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

 

Albion Education Calendar Jan to June 2016