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Course overview: To increase knowledge and understanding of Blood Borne Viruses

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the session delegates will have:

  • Explored prevalence of BBVs within Scotland
  • Identified transmission routes and explore the issues relating to testing for BBVs (this includes how to test)
  • Increased their knowledge regarding referral pathways for testing, treatment and support
  • Explored prevention/ risk reduction measures for these clients
  • Have an awareness of the NHSGGC HIV Anti-Stigma Campaign
  • 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

Duration: 1 Day

KSF Links:

  • Core 1 – Communication
  • Core 2 – Personal and People Development
  • Core 4 – Service Improvement

To book a place by telephone: 0141 211 8634
To book a place by email: GG-UHB.bbvtrainingteam@nhs.net
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