Building Workforce Capacity in Sexual Health Program: Country South Australia

With rising national rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and in particular chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis, it’s important that SHINE SA support those at the frontline of diagnosis and prevention – general practitioners.

SHINE SA has recently been funded by Country SA PHN to deliver a program to support rural and regional health workers. The Building Workforce Capacity in Sexual Health Program aims to help build capacity and skills around sexual health through education, personalised support and information.

Education and training will be offered in regional areas of South Australia and will focus on addressing the current syphilis outbreak and the ongoing chlamydia epidemic.

 

 

TRAINING AND EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Through this program SHINE SA will provide opportunities for information, resources, education and training. These opportunities can be both formal and informal depending on needs.

This will include:

  • evening education session/s (see below)
  • webinar and case presentations
  • personalised support including telephone advice
  • information for health practices located in the region
  • increasing access to formal certificate qualifications where relevant

4 RACGP QI&CPD points (category 2) are applicable on successful completion of this course.

ACRRM approved for 2 PDP Core points.

 

REGIONS

This program will reach the following regions:

  • Murray Mallee Region
  • Lower North
  • Mid North & Yorke Peninsula
  • Whyalla
  • Barossa
  • Port Augusta

General practitioners, nurses and/or midwives, Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Health Workers in these regions are encouraged to express interest in receiving training from SHINE SA.

 

COST

FREE.
There is no cost for education and training for those eligible.

 

TO PARTICIPATE

To express interest in this program please fill out the form here:
Expressions of Interest – Building Workforce Capacity in Sexual Health Program

You can also enrol in the free education sessions:

Sexually Transmitted Infections – Strategies For General Practice
These sessions will give an update on STIs, focusing on the current syphilis outbreak and the ongoing chlamydia epidemic.

For any further questions please contact SHINE SA’s Program Lead: Edwina Jachimowicz
Email: edwina.jachimowicz@shinesa.org.au

Course Dates

Murray Bridge - Sexually Transmitted Infections - Strategies for General Practice


Date: 10 April 2019
Time: 6:15pm registration, 6:45 dinner served, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location:

Adelaide Road Motor Lodge
212 Adelaide Road
Murray Bridge SA 5253

Status: Closed

Berri - Sexually Transmitted Infections - Strategies for General Practice


Date: 02 May 2019
Time: 6:15pm registration, 6:45 dinner served, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location:

Berri Hotel
Riverview Drive
Berri SA 5343

Status: Closed

Maitland - Sexually Transmitted Infections - Strategies for General Practice


Date: 08 May 2019
Time: 6:15pm registration, 6:45 dinner served, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location:

Maitland Town Hall
Mayor's Parlour
7 Robert Street
Maitland SA 5573

Status: Closed

Crystal Brook - Sexually Transmitted Infections - Strategies for General Practice


Date: 09 May 2019
Time: 6:15pm registration, 6:45 dinner served, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location:

Crystal Brook Rural Office
21 Bowman Street
Crystal Brook SA 5523

Status: Closed

Whyalla - Sexually Transmitted Infections - Strategies for General Practice


Date: 28 May 2019
Time: 6:15pm registration, 6:45 dinner served, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location:

Westland Hotel Motel
100 McDouall Stuart Avenue
Whyalla Norrie SA 5608

Status: Closed

Kapunda - Sexually Transmitted Infections - Strategies for General Practice


Date: 05 June 2019
Time: 6:15pm registration, 6:45 dinner served, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location:

Kapunda Bowling Club
19 Montefiore Street
Kapunda SA 5373

Status: Closed

Port Augusta - Sexually Transmitted Infections - Strategies for General Practice


Date: 25 June 2019
Time: 6:15pm registration, 6:45 dinner served, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location:

Standpipe Golf Motor Inn
3-5 Daw Street (Corner of Highways 1 & 87)
Port Augusta West SA 5700

Status: Closed

Expressions of Interest - Building Workforce Capacity in Sexual Health Program: Country South Australia


Date: 15 June 2019
Status: Closed

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