Brian, Summer, Karen B, Bernie, Karen L, Courtney, Mazzie, and Maudie (front) Sexual Health and HIV, Gold Coast, QLD
ASHHNA offers endorsement to organisations who develop courses and training materials for the specialities. To apply for endorsement please see our Endorsement Policy.
ASHHNA is able to promote your research project to our members. To apply to have your research promoted please see our Research Promotion Guide.
The 2nd edition of the ASHHNA Competency Standards for sexual and reproductive health and HIV nurses were launched at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference, Canberra 2011.
The Competency Standards provide a comprehensive guide to speciality nursing practice for Registered Nurses and Advanced Registered Nurses working in sexual health, reproductive health and HIV nursing outpatient care settings.
ASHHNA Social Media Rules 2016
Australian New Zealand Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Royal College of Nursing UK Sexual health | Public Health | Royal College of Nursing (rcn.org.uk)
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care https://www.nursesinaidscare.org/
The Australian Women’s Health Nurse Association http://www.womenshealthnurses.asn.au/
Australian STI Management Guidelines for use in Primary Care http://www.sti.guidelines.org.au/
Sexually Transmissible Infections Program Unit (STIPU) https://stipu.nsw.gov.au/
STIPU provides statewide leadership in health promotion and service development in NSW. The STIPU website contains:
- State-wide Standard Operating Procedures Manual (SOP)
- Nurse Administration of STI Treatment Protocols (Nurse Medication Protocols)
- Competency standards
- Information for nurses working in GP and primary care settings
- Health promotion materials: Take Blaktion
- Information on how to access innovative technology such as dry blood spot testing for HIV and Hepatitis C
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre: Health Professional https://mshc.org.au/HealthProfessional/Home/tabid/1120/Default.aspx
Australasian Sexual Health Alliance http://sexualhealthalliance.org.au/
Sexual Health and Family Planning Australia http://www.shfpa.org.au/
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