Combination Prevention of HIV - Live Webinar

  • 27 Feb 2019
  • 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Live Webinar,
  • $69.00 incl. GST for members
  • $92.00 incl. GST for non-members
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About the event

This course is provided by College Education and Training, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc.

Presented by:

Dr Massimo Giola

Dr Giola obtained his medical degree in 1991 at the University of Pavia (Italy) and specialised in Infectious Diseases in 1996 (Italy). He moved to New Zealand in 2009, was accepted for the FRACP in 2012, and completed the specialty training in Sexual Health Medicine in Auckland in 2015. He lives in Tauranga, working for the Bay of Plenty District Health Board as Consultant Physician and Clinical Lead of the Sexual Health Service. He has been the New Zealand representative in the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine since May 2018.

Course Information:

On completion of this course, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Describe the changing epidemiology of HIV in New Zealand
  • Explain challenges of the traditional prevention methods (condoms) and how to overcome them
  • Describe new biopharmacological prevention strategies – where to place them in context and how pharmacists can play a role
  • Practical skills for tomorrow – explain how to support your next client with an antiretroviral prescription, for treatment or for prevention.


Pharmacists must achieve an 80% pass mark in order to complete the course.

One learning package must be purchased for each individual to complete the course.

Group 1: TBC points – for listening to the webinar but not doing the assessment, or

Group 2: TBC points – for completion and submission of assessment questions (80% pass mark required).

Pre reading is not assessed. Allocate Group 1 points based on one point per hour.

Non Member Registration

Non PSNZ members can register for this event. Please note you will need to register as a user on the PSNZ website before you can register to attend the event. Look for the "New user? Register now" option at the bottom of the Login screen.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Payment must be received before your course materials will be made available to you. Confirmation and how to access the course materials will be forwarded to your preferred email address once your registration has been processed.

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Cancellation more than seven days before the webinar:

A full refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation between two and seven days before the webinar:

A 50% refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation the day before, the day of, or after the webinar:

No refund available.

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By enrolling in this training, you are confirming that all work undertaken within this training programme and assessment answers are your own. If there are grounds to believe that cheating or plagiarism has occurred, we will investigate and your work may be disallowed and you will be unable to complete the training.