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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 GG&C NHS 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.

19 May 2017 Fri 9:30am - 4pm JB Russell House

13 Jun 2017 Tue 9:30am - 4pm Eastbank Health Promotion Centre

19 Jul 2017 Wed 9:30am - 4pm Victoria Hospital

22 Aug 2017 Tue 9:30am - 4pm RAH

18 Sep 2017 Mon 9:30am - 4pm LABS Building - QEUH

17 Oct 2017 Tue 9:30am - 4pm Vale Centre for Health

22 Nov 2017 Wed 9:30am - 4pm Glasgow Royal Infirmary

14 Dec 2017 Thu 9:30am - 4pm Sandyford