Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) frontline workers have a crucial role to play in eliminating hep C in Australia. This open access online learning module consists of 4 individual modules that introduce the topics of testing, management and treatment; and how to talk to people in the NSP setting about hep C. For participants enrolled in the part 2 face-to-face workshops, all modules are required to be completed before attending the training.
Learning Objectives for the Hep C in NSP Settings Online Learning Modules:
- Describe risk factors for hep C, enabling discussions with people around prevention and harm reduction
- Describe hep C testing and liver disease assessment
- Recognise the treatment options for hep C
- Communicate confidently with people about hep C testing, treatment, and follow-up processes in the NSP
Target Audience: These modules are designed for individuals working in primary, secondary and pharmacy needle and syringe programs.
Last updated: October 2018