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Free Webinar ‘Handling challenges for the virtual elimination of HIV in Australia by 2030’

Join the NT PHN & Dr Manoji Gunathilake, online, for ‘Handling challenges …. for the virtual elimination of HIV in Australia by 2030’

Presenter

Dr Manoji Gunathilake (MBBS/MD/DFSRH/FAChSHM/AFRACMA)  is the Head of  Sexual Health & Blood Borne Virus Unit of Centre for Disease Control, NT Department of Health. She is a senior staff  specialist in Sexual Health Medicine and has worked as the sole sexual health physician in the NT since 2014.

Manoji completed her undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. She has been working in Australia in the field of Sexual Health Medicine since 2012.

Society Memberships & Professional Activities: Fellow, Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine, RACP; Associate Fellow Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, Member of the  National HIV Standards, Training and Accreditation Committee, Executive committee member of Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine – RACP, Visiting Fellow Kirby Institute – University of New South wales.

Topic

Update your knowledge about:

  • Effectively managing common bacterial STIs in clinical practice
  • The indications for HIV testing and basic HIV management
  • The global and local epidemiology of HIV & common bacterial STIs

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the epidemiology of HIV and some challenging bacterial STIs on both a global and local scale.
  2. Articulate the indications for HIV testing and basic HIV management and prevention.
  3. Demonstrate the application of updated knowledge in effectively managing some common bacterial STIs in clinical practice.

Participants will leave the session with a better understanding of global and local HIV and bacterial STI epidemiology, HIV prevention options, Indications for  testing  & effective clinical management of HIV, Syphilis and Gonorrhoea.

Health Pathways

Northern Territory HealthPathways offer clinicians clear guidance for assessing and managing symptoms or conditions during the point of care. Pathways include information for referrers and requests to services in the local health system.

For supplementary learnings to this event,  NT HealthPathways are pleased to share these pathways:

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Accreditation

*One hour of self-reported CPD.
*As a general guide, one hour of active learning equates to one hour of CPD. It is the responsibility of the individual student to calculate how many hours of active learning have been completed. The hours of active learning estimated above should act as a guide to CPD hours.

More Information

For more information, please contact:
The Clinical Education Team
e:
events@ntphn.org.au

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