PrEP: The other little blue pill


Webinar summary

29 November 2018

All GPs are now able to prescribe pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV transmission. This 1 hour webinar presents an introduction to HIV testing and PrEP provision. The session outlines the key populations for HIV testing, how often screening should be provided and step through a simple guide to assessing patients and prescribing PrEP.

The learning objectives are:

  • Describe HIV epidemiology in Australia and identify priority populations for HIV testing.
  • Summarise and discuss with patients the different HIV prevention strategies, including PrEP.
  • Discuss the effectiveness and safety of PrEP and describe anti-retroviral therapy.
  • Implement HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Clinical Guidelines to prescribe and monitor patients on PrEP.

This webinar is proudly supported by ashm.

CPD points

2

Presenter

Dr Vincent Cornelisse

 


Related documents

Webinar slides (PDF 923 KB)

Decision making tool (PDF 98 KB)

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