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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 NHSGGC HIV Anti-Stigma Campaign
o Gained an understanding of the GGC 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.


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, Job Title, Line Manager's Name and Contact Details.

Last Updated: 18 December 2019