Professional Development

Online Curing Hepatitis C In Primary Care

Online Curing Hepatitis C In Primary Care

Expression of Interest

ASHM provides support to the HIV, viral hepatitis and sexual health workforce

Course Components

1. Pre course survey

2. Online Learning Module (2 h)

3. Interactive Live Webinar (3 h)

4. Post course activity (2 case studies)

5. Post course survey

6. 3-month post survey

Learning Objectives

• Screen, order and interpret tests appropriately to diagnose chronic HCV infection

• Discuss strategies with patients to minimise transmission risk and improve liver health

• Perform the recommended pre-treatment assessment, including liver disease staging

• Determine the appropriate antiviral therapy for treatment of HCV and explain treatment to patient

• Implement monitoring and post-treatment follow-up recommendations

Target Audience

General practitioners, nurse practitioners, other practitioners prescribing or intending to prescribe s85 direct-acting antiviral (DAA) medication for HCV in primary care settings.


This education is a CPD Accredited Activity under the RACGP CPD Program. 40 points allocated.

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