Routine HIV Testing Workshop (Nov 2)

Routine HIV Testing Workshop (Nov 2)

Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Specialists, Residents/Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals

Course Format: Interactive dinner workshop
  • Nov 2, 2015


Introductions and Program Overview  15min
New HIV Testing Recommendations  60 min
Offering a Test  20 min
How to Start Testing  20 min
Results – Positive and Negative  45 min
Next Steps  15 min

Key Speakers

Réka Gustafson MD FRCPC, Medical Health Officer in Vancouver and Medical Director of Communicable Disease Control for Vancouver Coastal region.

David Hall MD CCFP, Medical Director, Primary Care, Vacouver Coastal Health Authority

Skills Gained

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the clinical rationale and evidence for routine HIV testing, early treatment, and treatment-as-prevention
  • Consider how to apply HIV testing recommendations to their practice setting
  • Identify and utilize resources to support routine HIV testing
  • Design a plan for integrating routine HIV testing into their practice
  • Identify and utilize resources to connect HIV positive patients to care
  • Describe how family physicians can support routine care and treatment of patients with HIV

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