Hepatology Nurse – Outpatient / Outreach / Community

Penelope Fox (QLD) – Member for 3 years

“As an experienced nurse, but new to hepatology, joining the AHA enabled me to escalate my learning. As the only Liver Nurse CNC in my region, the yearly meeting, where I could hear up-to-date experiences from members, was of irreplaceable value to me. Through regular contact, other nurses share resources that I implemented into our liver clinic, resulting in streamlined and improved services, and reassured me that I was on the right track.

The website is very useful, and the Consensus Based Nursing Guidelines are a wonderful reference tool. Mine is quite worn out from the initial year.”

Benefits of being a member

Hepatitis nurses form the largest component of AHA's membership. We work hard to develop publications, educational courses and other resources that are practical and relevant to you.

Resources

  • AHA Practice Standards for the Hepatology Nurse (2014) 
  • The AHA Consensus Based Nursing Guidelines for the Care of Patients with Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Advanced Liver Disease and Hepatocellular Carcinoma (2012).

Education

  • AHA Annual Summit
  • ASHM/AHA Hepatitis C Nursing: Advanced Nursing Management
  • ASHM/AHA Hepatitis B Nursing: Advanced Nursing Management

Alliances

  • Australian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) membership
  • Coalition of Nurses Organisation (CoNNO)

News

  • Monthly eNews bulletin
  • Jacqui Richmond Invited to EASL Liver Congress 2015
  • Local nurse wins international poster award

Membership

Membership is only $95 annually and you receive:

  • Educational programs/AHA workshops at national conferences
  • Regular e-news bulletin and alerts outlining our events and announcements, latest research, treatment updates and medical developments
  • Secure members' only website allowing access to:
    • discussion forums
    • conference presentation slides and video
    • professional development and resource opportunities
  • Ongoing opportunities to join national working parties and special project groups
  • Representation in the Coalition of Nurses Organisation (CoNNO)
  • Access to professional standards
  • Invitation to AHA Annual Summit
  • Unique networking opportunities with other professionals working in your field
  • Complementary Australian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) membership
  • Access to research/educational scholarships
  • Free educational opportunities
  • Corporate QANTAS Club membership

Join now

Join now. New members will receive a free PDF of The AHA Consensus Based Nursing Guidelines for the Care of Patients with Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Advanced Liver Disease and Hepatocellular Carcinoma (2012).