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News alert!!! February 2018

The very successful face to face HIV Anti Stigma training due to poular demand is now an online module via Learnpro.

If you do not have a Learn Pro account it is easy to register

HIV Anti Stigma - via Learn pro

Module Aim: To support staff to work in a person-centred, anti-discriminatory way. Following completion of this module, staff will

  • be better informed about HIV
  • be able to outline the role stigma plays in relation to attitudes towards patients living with HIV
  • be aware of the effect of stigma and the impact on patients of stigmatising practice
  • be confident of what constitutes anti-discriminatory, inequalities sensitive practice and their responsibility to deliver it
  • know where to find information on HIV, stigma and discrimination

Click on to Specialist subject course number GGC: 149 HIV Stigma Module

August, 2016 Waverley Care unveil a new free learning resource which is aimed specifically at staff working within general practice.

Caring Conversations into Practice is an interactive tool that will help deliver person-centred conversations in general practice settings across Scotland. Person-centred conversations are non-stigmatising conversations, so a real priority for our work with people living with HIV and Hepatitis C.

Blood Borne Virus Training - via learnPro

  • Introduction to Blood Borne Viruses.
  • Management of Occupational and Non-Occupational exposure to Blood Borne Viruses including needle stick injuries and sexual exposure.

Click on to Specialist subject course number GGC:116 Blood Borne Viruses

National Aids Trust (NAT)

The National Aids Trust (NAT) provides e-Learning for health and social care workers. NAT states:

“This training resource is designed to enable you to feel confident about treating and caring for someone living with HIV and includes information on the routes of HIV transmission and levels of HIV risk in a health and social care setting”.

www.hivaware.org.uk/resources/e-learning/1

e-Learning Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

You can access CPD online from the RCN to find out about HIV, including HIV related Stigma and Myths about HIV at:

www.rcn.org.uk/development/practice/cpd_online_learning/hivaids_-_what_you_need_to_know