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Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) 2017


Doctors have a professional responsibility to be aware of all their patients’ medical conditions.
There are mutual obligations by both doctors and patients concerning the risk of BBVs during treatment.

The 2017 AMA Position Statement outlines best practice on blood borne viruses. This self-paced online module is a great way to learn how to put the latest evidence into practice in this important area of public health.

About the education provider
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is the most influential membership organisation representing registered medical practitioners and medical students of Australia. The AMA exists to promote and protect the professional interests of doctors and the health care needs of patients and communities.

1 hour Online Learning

RACGP 2 QI&CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  1. List and explain three points, which the AMA supports in their Position Statement on Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) 2017
  2. Name strategies that will aid in prevention and management of BBVs
  3. Gain insights of prevalence of BBVs in custodial settings and recommend ways to improve these.
  • Introducing the AMA Position Statement: Blood Born Viruses (BBVs) 2017
  • Guiding Principles
  • Sex Workers, Custodial Facilities, and Criminal and Public Health Law

Blood borne viruses, community health, infectious diseases and parasitology

Medical Audience
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training/DIT, Junior Doctor, Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor

Australian Medical Association
Online Learning
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
RACGP: 2 pts
ACRRM - Fellow: 1 pt
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 1 pt
$11.00 inc. of GST
Infectious diseases and parasitology

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Modules in the Learning Course

  • Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) 2017 - Module Overview
    Online Learning

    Module Overview

  • Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) 2017: Topics 1-3
    Online Learning

    Topics 1-3

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    Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) 2017 - Feedback Survey