Nurse/Aboriginal Health Practitioner initiated STI treatment code

The Nurse/Aboriginal Health Practitioner Initiated STI Treatment Code (PDF 159KB) establishes the competencies which must be achieved and criteria to be met by a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Aboriginal Health Practitioner to administer single dose combination therapy for chlamydia and/or gonorrhoea in accordance with the Poisons Regulation Act 1965.

The Code, prepared jointly by the Pharmaceutical Service Branch and the Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Public and Aboriginal Health Division of the Western Australian Department of Health, is published under the authority of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Department, and is to be read in conjunction with the relevant provisions of the Poisons Regulations 1965.

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    Address: Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Terrace, Shenton Park, WA 6008
    Phone: 9388 4841
    Email: shbbvp.gvh@health.wa.gov.au
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