Venue: NewLink Wales, Cardiff

Target Group: This course is aimed at people who want to gain awareness around Hepatitis.

Cost: Free (fully funded) for attendees working within Cardiff and the Vale. Work outside Cardiff and the Vale and want to attend? Contact us for pricing info.

Includes facilitation, handouts, refreshments & buffet lunch.

Bespoke Training: This course can be offered as a bespoke course and adapted to suit your organisational requirements, for more information please contact the Training and Qualifications Department by email or call 02920 529002.

Course Specification

The aim of this course is to increase knowledge and awareness about Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C to improve the provision of support to those infected.

NOS:

AB2.2012 Support individuals who misuse substances

AH10.2014 Work with individuals to encourage a reduction in harmful alcohol consumption and drinking behaviour

AH3.2014 Supply injecting and other relevant equipment to individuals who use substances and facilitate safe disposal.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Explain the differences between Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
  • Explore the ways in which BBVs can be transmitted
  • Analyse methods and actions that can reduce the risks of harm
  • Identify the fears, stigma and social issues around Hepatitis B and C