HIV Testing in Primary Care

HIV Testing in Primary Care

Online Module

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Primary care providers in BC

Course Format: Online Module
Anytime, anywhere, on any device

Online Module from Vancouver BC

Overview

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The purpose of this course is to help physicians incorporate the new Guidelines for HIV Testing in British Columbia (BC) into their practice. The new guidelines articulate HIV testing recommendations for BC in 2014. Each component of these guidelines will be evaluated with ongoing monitoring and assessment. As with all guidelines, HIV testing recommendations will evolve over time.

This course is divided into six lessons:

  • Lesson 1 Background & Rationale for New HIV Testing Guidelines
  • Lesson 2 New HIV Testing Guidelines
  • Lesson 3 Special Considerations for Testing
  • Lesson 4 Plan for Testing
  • Lesson 5 Result Guidelines
  • Lesson 6 Initial management of an HIV diagnosis

Skills Gained

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Summarize the clinical rationale and evidence for routine HIV testing
  • Describe the new guidelines for routine HIV testing
  • Identify changes to HIV testing, including testing in specific circumstances
  • Develop an approach for applying HIV testing guidelines in a busy primary care setting
  • Describe recommendations for managing a positive result
  • Identify and utilize resources to support routine HIV testing and connecting HIV-positive patients to care
  • Support collaborative care and treatment of patients with HIV

Cost

Free. Courtesy of Hope to Health HIV Initiative.

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Contact

Allison Macbeth, hiv.cpd@ubc.ca or 604.875.4111 x69064

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