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Blood Borne Viruses and Sexual Health

Blood Borne Viruses: Some Important Basic Facts

This programme is designed to provide a brief and basic background of the nature of selected Blood Borne Viruses (BBV) including transmission, testing, progression of infection and treatment. The information will be of value to those working within the health, social or voluntary care sectors who have a role in supporting patients/clients and their families.

The information may also be of interest to those who have no specified remit to work with BBV patients/clients but wish to increase their knowledge in this area.

The material can be undertaken either as a self-directed learning package or used as supporting material by appointed trainers during face-to-face sessions.

The programme can be edited at local level by an "approved" staff lead e.g. sections to allow for the inclusion of additional local resources/information is provided.

Pre Quiz (PDF)
Training Tracker (PDF)Updated Feb 19
Policy (PDF)
Treatment centres (PDF)
Certificate of completion (PDF)