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.

1 hour Online Learning

ACRRM 1 hour


Learning Outcomes

List and explain three points, which the AMA supports in their Position Statement on Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) 2017

  1. Name strategies that will aid in prevention and management of BBVs
  2. 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


Not an AMA member? Want to enrol in this module for free? Click here to join the AMA now.


Australian Medical Association
Online Education
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
ACRRM - Fellow: 1 pt
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 1 pt
Infectious Diseases
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Dentist, Doctor-in-Training, Health Administrator, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Occupational Therapist, Paramedic, Pharmacist, Practice Manager, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

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