Nov 11, 2015 at 9:30AM
Hepatitis Victoria Members (max. 2 per Organisation)
Bloody Serious Facts training offered in 2015 is Hepatitis C specific and designed for drug and alcohol workers, community health staff, prison staff, welfare workers, health students and anyone working with people who are at risk of or caring for someone affected by hepatitis C.
Topics covered will include transmission risks, improved treatments, management and care of people living with chronic hepatitis C.
The workshop is delivered in partnership with Harm Reduction Victoria and the Victorian Viral Hepatitis Educator (St Vincent's Hospital).
The Blooy Serious Facts workshop will cover:
- An Intro to hepatitis C, including transmission, prevention, disclosure and discrimination
- Diagnosis and treatment
- The impact and meaning of hepatitis C for people who inject drugs
- Case studies of clients at risk of or affected by hepatitis C