HIV Management: It's Easier Than You Think!

HIV Management: It's Easier Than You Think!

In partnership with the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

Target Audience:

Family physicians, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists.

Course Format: Lunch 1200 (Victoria); Presentations followed by case study discussions 1230-1700.
Royal Jubilee Hospital (Webconference Available)
PCC S169
1952 Bay Street, Victoria (webconference available) BC

Overview

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This workshop will be available in-person to those in Victoria with videoconference and webconference for those across Vancouver Island. Join the session using any device with an internet connection!

This session will be interactive with expert facilitators to mazimize opportunities for group discussion, knowledge sharing, and questions. Presentations will be followed by case study discussions.

Session Venue

Workshop will be held at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria (PCC S169, 1952 Bay Street) with videoconferencing available across Vancouver Island.

Webconferencing (VC Anywhere/WebEx)

Access the event from any internet-enabled location using your laptop/phone/tablet. Interact with the presenter and other participants via microphone, camera, and/or chat. Instructions will be sent to you after registration.

Videoconference Connection Sites

Campbell River - Campbell River Hosptial (Quadra Room)
375 2nd Avenue, Campbell River, BC V9W 3V1

Comox - St. Joseph's General Hospital (Room 38 Wing)
2137 Comox Avenue, Comox, BC V9M 1P2

Duncan - Cowichan District Hospital (Room 045)
3405 Gibbins Road, Duncan, BC V9L 1E5

Nanaimo - Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (Room NRGH 2060)
1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo, BC  V9S 2B7

Port Alberni - West Coast General Hospital (Room WCGH 2340C)
3949 Port Alberni Highway, Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 4S1

Port Hardy - Port Hardy Hospital (Boardroom)
9120 Granville Street, Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0

Port McNeill - Port McNeill Hospital (Boardroom)
2750 Kingcome Place, 
Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0

Agenda

1200 Lunch in Victoria
1230 Introduction to HIV
1310 Primary care of women with HIV
1340 Case discussion
1410 Break
1425 Monitoring and pharmacy support
1455 Antiretroviral therapy: when and what to start
1525 Common non-infectious comorbidities
1555 Case discussion
1635 Q&A

Key Speakers

Physicians from the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and local physicians from Vancouver Island with expertise in caring for people living with HIV.

Skills Gained

  • Describe the role of the primary care provider in the management of HIV; and
  • Apply the updated BC-CfE Primary Care Guidelines for the Management of HIV/AIDS to support the care of people living with HIV in a primary care setting.

Cost

FREE (course materials and lunch [for Victoria participants] provided)

Cancellations and Refunds

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Contact

For inquiries, please contact Allison Macbeth, allison.m@ubc.ca.

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