Sex Drugs & BBVs

  • Date: 07/11/2019
  • Time: 10:00-16:00
  • Address: Perth Royal Infirmary
  • City: Perth

Co-Facilitated by: SDF, Sexual Health & BBV MCN

Course Assessment: Post course evaluation

Target Group: All professionals/community members wanting to increase their knowledge around Sexual Health and Substance Use

Minimum No of Participants: 15

Aim: To increase workers’ understanding and knowledge of key issues related to blood borne viruses (BBVs) with a particular emphasis on risks associated with drug use and sexual and reproductive health

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Competently and confidently engage with service users and professionals on issues around BBVs
  • Recall transmission routes of the different BBVs
  • Describe harm reduction strategies
  • Analyse why people take risks around BBVs
  • Recognise the benefits of early BBV diagnosis and accessing treatment
  • Explore attitudes to those living with BBVs
  • Recall effective interventions and techniques for working with people who may be living with or
    at risk of contracting a BBV