HIV in Family Practice

HIV in Family Practice

HIV in Family Practice provides education and resources for the implementation of routine HIV testing in family practice as well as helping family physicians understand their role in HIV management. We know practice change can be challenging, and with our partners Vancouver Coastal Health, Providence Health Care, Island Health, and Interior Health, our aim is to provide free, accredited education that explains the rationale for routine HIV testing, discusses how routine testing can easily be implemented in family practice, and supports the role of the family physician in managing ongoing HIV care for patients. Register for upcoming education and browse our family practice-centred resources.

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HIV in Family Practice provides education and resources for the implementation of routine HIV testing in family practice as well as helping family physicians understand their role in HIV management. We know practice change can be challenging, and with our partners Vancouver Coastal Health, Providence Health Care, Island Health, and Interior Health, our aim is to provide free, accredited education that explains the rationale for routine HIV testing, discusses how routine testing can easily be implemented in family practice, and supports the role of the family physician in managing ongoing HIV care for patients.

Register for upcoming education and browse our family practice-centred resources.

What is available on this site?

  • Register for education, including interactive workshops, webinars, and self-directed learning opportunities.
  • Access resources to start routine HIV testing and caring for patients in your practice.
  • Get support following an HIV positive diagnosis in your practice.
  • Read about the evidence and rationale for routine HIV testing.

What are the current guidelines for routine HIV testing in BC?

New HIV testing guidelines for adults in British Columbia were released in May 2014. You can read more about the guidelines here.

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Program Courses

Publications from the HIV testing in family practice program.
Online module about HIV testing in Primary Care available here: https://www.mdcme.ca/courseinfo.asp?id=171
All HIV testing resources in one location.
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