ASHM offers a range of interactive online learning modules that can be accessed at your convenience for free.  The courses are evidence based, peer reviewed and tailored to meet the needs of healthcare professionals working with people living with or at risk of HIV, viral hepatitis and other blood-borne viruses/sexually transmitted infections.
 

Enrollment Instructions

Step 1:

Please access the Online Learning Module (LMS) here:

https://lms.ashm.org.au/auth/token/login.php

Click on “login” if you have a MYASHM Account.

Click on “Register” if you don’t currently have a MYASHM account.

Step 2:

Once you have logged in it will take you to the dashboard.

Click the “Courses” one the left side > click on “Course Catalogue” icon.

Step 3:

Click on the course you would like to learn eg. ‘‘Hepatitis C’’ button

Step 4:

Click on the module labelled “Hep C for NSP Frontline Workers Education Program

Step 5:

Click the “Enrol Me’’ button on the bottom right hand corner

 

 

Hepatitis C

This online learning module consists of 4 individual modules covering: prevention and starting the conversation around HCV; HCV testing; treatment for HCV; and ongoing engagement with people in the NSP. These modules are designed for those working at the frontline of the NSP, with the goal of increasing ability and confidence to have conversations around HCV in the NSP and to link people to appropriate health services.  

Duration:  1.5 hours  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/enrol/index.php?id=1202

 

This online learning module consists of 4 individual modules covering; HCV epidemiology, prevention and natural history; HCV testing and liver disease staging; Treatment options for HCV; and Monitoring, adherence and post-treatment follow-up. These modules are designed for medical practitioners working in drug and alcohol settings or with people who inject drugs.  

Duration:  2 hours  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/explore_courses.php?categoryid=91

 

Part 1 of this online learning consists of 4 individual modules covering; HCV epidemiology, prevention and natural history; HCV testing and liver disease staging; Treatment options for HCV; and Monitoring, adherence and post-treatment follow-up. These modules are designed for medical practitioners, nurses and other health care professionals working in primary care settings.  

Duration:  2.5 hours 

Part 2 of the eLearning is a case-based Refresher Module that aims to reinforce the assessment, management, treatment selection and monitoring for people with chronic  hepatitis C.    

Duration: 30 mins 

Link: https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1203

Point-of-care tests provide an opportunity for testing people who may not otherwise seek testing from medical settings and will greatly enhance linkage to care in community settings. This online learning module consists of 3 individual modules and a short assessment that introduce the topics of hepatitis C point-of-care testing, options for sample collection, the pathway to diagnosis and sharing results.  

Duration:  1 hour 

Link: https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1211

Developed by AIVL, the ‘Normal Day’ podcast series and resources features conversations between healthcare professionals and people who use drugs on the challenges and misunderstandings that sometimes occur within the clinical relationship. The six-part series includes interviews with GPs, pharmacists, researchers, emergency room physicians and GP receptionists who provide unique insights and rarely heard perspectives.  

Duration: 1.5 hours 

Link: https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1190

 

 

HIV

This webinar will provide non-dental health care professionals (HCPs) with knowledge and tools to encourage discussions about oral health with their patients/clients that could lead to regular oral health check by dental health care professionals.

Duration:  1 hour

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/mod/scorm/view.php?id=1858

 

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the most effective bio-medical form of HIV prevention, and trials across Australia have shown a dramatic decrease in new HIV infection in those at risk of HIV. This module provides an overview of PrEP, and includes a patient case study to help GPs familiarise themselves with taking a sexual health history prescribing PrEP, and providing patient education.

Duration:  1.5 hours

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1221

 

These modules introduce key concepts for diagnosing and managing people living with HIV.

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1223

 

This webinar, presented by Dr Hubert Muruszak, will provide practical information to health care professionals (HCPs) on how to discuss smoking cessation with your patients.

Duration:  1 hour  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/mod/scorm/view.php?id=1916

 

 

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B Introductory Online Modules 

This introduction course consists of three modules which introduce key concepts for diagnosing and managing people living with chronic hepatitis B.

Duration:  2 hours  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1219
 

Hepatitis B Advanced Online Modules 

This advanced course consists of three modules which introduce concepts regarding the management and treatment of people living with chronic hepatitis B in complex situations.

Duration:  2 hours  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1220

 

Access these video modules to update your knowledge of Hepatitis B. 

Duration:  2 hours  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1191

 

 

 

 

STIs/BBVs

This module provides insights and discussion around attitudes and behaviours toward people who inject drugs, with the aim to improve their health outcomes and experience in health care settings. It contains stories and personal encounters drawn from real life experiences of individuals across a range of health care settings.

Duration:  1 hour  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1210

 

 

This module on data collection and the completeness of that data consists of 4 individual modules. Each module will take around 10 minutes, requiring you to watch a short video and answer a couple of questions.

Duration:  1 hour

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1208

 

 

This syphilis training website provides integral professional development for any health practitioners working in areas affected by the syphilis outbreak including doctors, nurses, midwives, Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Health Workers.

Duration:  2 hours  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1206

 

Australians live in a multicultural, multi-layered society. We identify ourselves by our background, gender, culture, beliefs, experiences and by our sexuality. Individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI) have diverse sexual health needs. This module aims to inform health professionals about the diversity within the LGBTI community and to reduce stigma and discrimination, particularly for gay men and men who have sex with men, by ensuring their specific health needs are being met.

Duration:  1 hour  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1154

 

 

Nursing/Midwifery

This online learning module will provide primary care nurses with the knowledge to identify signs and symptoms of ALD and support their patients with ongoing monitoring requirements, to reduce progression of liver disease. 

Duration:  1 hour  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1205

 

Presenter: Jacqui Richmond, Hepatology CNC, Melbourne VIC 

Duration:  2 hours  

Link:https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1193

 

Presented by Mrs Enaam Oudih, this webinar is an eye-opening look at culture, cultural identity and working effectively with people from different cultures. It explores nursing culture and how it impacts on clients; problems arising as a result of cultural differences; the relationships between culture and health outcomes; and the major health belief systems.   

Duration: 1 hour 

Link: https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1203

A series of webinars made for midwives on HIV, STIs, Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B.

Duration: 1 hour each

Link: https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/explore_courses.php?categoryid=92

 

The Introduction to Syphilis Nursing online learning module is designed to provide nurses with knowledge of priority populations for screening and testing, appropriate testing, interpretation of serology and contact tracing to reduce syphilis infections in Australia.

Duration: 1 hour

Link: https://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1225

 

This course has been developed to provide primary health care nurses with an understanding of the most common sexually transmissible infections (STIs) - chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis, hepatitis A and blood borne viruses (BBVs) - hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV.  

Duration:  2 hours  

Link:hhttps://lms.ashm.org.au/course/view.php?id=1207