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HNSW workforce education – Yarning About Hep C Webinar

HNSW workforce education – Yarning About Hep C Webinar

A free 1hr webinar for Aboriginal health care workers: start conversations around hep C, increase testing & treatment and help eliminate hep C.

At the end of this webinar, you’ll be able to:

  • Describe what hep C is and how it affects the body
  • Use multimedia resources for community education on liver health and hep C
  • Discuss confidently the different tests for hep C
  • Know where to find local hep C testing and treatment options
  • Name the new hep C treatment range of “Direct Acting Antivirals”
  • Locate Needle & Syringe Programs and describe harm reduction
  • Use person centered language to address stigma and discrimination

This webinar is designed for Aboriginal Health Workers across NSW. It will be delivered by HNSW in collaboration with SWSLHD and Tharawal AMS.

When
2pm – 3pm,Tuesday 23rd March 2021
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HNSW workforce education – making hep C history: a practical webinar

FREE online training delivered in partnership with local experts, held by Southern NSW LHD and Hepatitis NSW

This two-hour webinar is designed for health care workers and allied health in Murrumbidgee and Southern NSW LHD.

At the end of the webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify population groups at risk of hep C.
  • Use multi-media resources to support patient education.
  • Offer a range of local referrals for hep C testing and treatment.
  • Discuss confidently the new hep C treatment range of “Direct Acting Antivirals”.
  • Locate Needle & Syringe Programs and describe harm reduction.
  • Use person-centred language to address stigma & discrimination.
  • Hear someone’s first-hand experience of living with hep C in Murrumbidgee.
  • Recognise the new state-wide Hep Cured communication campaign and understand the role of peer promotion.

WHEN
10am – 12pm, Friday 5th March 2021
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International Family Drug Support Day

“International FDS day first started in 2016 to draw attention to the importance of families affected by alcohol and/or drugs, including the benefits of supporting families. When families are given education, awareness and tips on coping and keeping safe, the outcome for everyone is improved.”
internationalfdsday.fds.org.au

For more info, go to the International Family Drug Support Day site >>

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“Drop the Jargon is a day for professionals in Australian health, community services and local government to use plain language.
Drop the Jargon is an initiative that brings attention to the language used by workers in the health and human services sector, that is often not understood by their clients. It is a day for professionals in Australian health, community services and local government to use PLAIN LANGUAGE. Since its inception, it’s reached thousands of dedicated practitioners and organisations throughout Australia who have pledged to Drop the Jargon in their workplaces.”
dropthejargon.org.au

For more info, go to the Drop the Jargon Day site >>

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“DAY. R U OK? Day is our national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” and support those struggling with life’s ups and downs.”
ruok.org.au

For more info, go to the R U OK? Day site >>

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Women’s Health Week

“Women’s health. Powerful stuff.
With the stress COVID-19 has placed on everyone’s lives, it’s now more important than ever to look after your overall health and wellbeing. This September, Women’s Health Week will be a great reminder to take time out to check in on your health and to keep making positive changes that can last a lifetime.”
womenshealthweek.com.au

For more info go to the Women’s Health Week site >>

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Indigenous Literacy Day

“In 2021, we are extending this incredible celebration to a full week of events and activities with two key celebrations – the first on Indigenous Literacy Day on Wednesday 1 September and a gala event on Saturday 4 September.  Mark this week in your calendar and we’ll be release an event program shortly.”
indigenousliteracyfoundation.org.au

For more info, go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation site >>

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International Overdose Awareness Day

“International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year that aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death.”
overdosed.com

For more info, go to the International Overdose Awareness Day site >>

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Wear it Purple Day

“Why we wear it purple!
Wear it Purple strives to foster supportive, safe, empowering and inclusive environments for rainbow young people.”
wearitpurple.org

For more info, go to the Wear It Purple site >>

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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

“National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (Children’s Day) is our national day dedicated to celebrating our children. Children’s Day is celebrated across the country each year on 4 August.”
aboriginalchildrensday.com.au

For more info, go to the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day site >>

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