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Blood Borne Viruses (BBV)

Course overview:

To increase knowledge and understanding of Blood Borne Viruses

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the session delegates will have:
o Explored prevalence of BBVs within Scotland
o Identified transmission routes and explore the issues relating to testing for BBVs (this includes how to test)
o Increased their knowledge regarding referral pathways for testing, treatment and support
o Explored prevention/ risk reduction measures for these clients
o Have an awareness of the NHS GG&C HIV Anti-Stigma Campaign
o Gained an understanding of the GG&C policy on management of Occupational/ Non-Occupational exposure to BBVs including PEP/ PEPSE

Course provider:
Sexual Health Advisers

Who should attend:
This session is a basic starter or refresher aimed at participants who wish to increase their knowledge of Blood Borne Viruses including current diagnosis and treatment pathways.
Level of prior knowledge – Little or None

Pre requisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Duration: 1 day

KSF Links:
 Core 1 - Communication
 Core 2 – Personal and People Development
 Core 4 - Service Improvement

Tutor Led Course
To book a place by telephone: 0141 211 8634
To book a place by email: [email protected]
Please leave your Name, Title, Line Manager and Contact Details.

10th April 2018, 9:30 - 16:00, Eastbank Health Promotion Centre

16th May 2018, 9:30 - 16:00, New Victoria Hospital

14th June 2018, 9:30 - 16:00, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Labs Building

10th July 2018, 9:30 - 16:00, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, JB Russell House

15th August 2018, 9:30 - 16:00, Stobhill Hospital

13th September 2018, 9:30 - 16:00, Vale Centre for Health

16th October 2018, 9:30 - 16:00, New Sneddon Street Clinic

21st November 2018, 9:30 - 16:00, Sandyford