HIV Management in Family Practice: Everything You Need to Know (Videoconference Available)

HIV Management in Family Practice: Everything You Need to Know (Videoconference Available)

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

Target Audience:

Family Physicians. We also welcome Specialists, Allied Health Professionals, Residents, & Students.

Course Format: Lunch 1215; Presentations followed by case study discussions 1245-1700.
  • Feb 13, 2015
Vancouver General Hospital (Videoconference Available)
Paetzold Lecture Theatre, Jim Pattison Pavillion
Videoconference from Vancouver
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Overview

This workshop will be delivered in an in-person, interactive format with expert facilitators to mazimize opportunities for group discussion, knowledge sharing, and questions. Presentations will be followed by case study discussions.

Session Venue

This session will be held at the Vancouver General Hospital (Jim Pattison Pavillion, Paetzold Lecture Theatre, 899 W. 12th Avenue) with videoconferencing available across the province.

Connection Sites

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Abbotsford - Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre (Room Baker 1)
32900 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 0C2

Dawson Creek - Dawson Creek & District Hospital (Room DCDH Bsmt)
11100 13th Street, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 3W8

Fort St. John - Fort St. John Hospital (Room FSJH 0705)
8407 112 Ave, Fort St John, BC V1J 2A4

Kamloops - Royal Inland Hospital (Room RIH B1)
311 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 2T1

Kelowna - Kelowna General Hospital (Room KGH CAC 228)
2268 Pandosy St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2

New Westminster - Royal Columbian Hospital (Room 026-A)
330 East Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC V3L 3W7

North Vancouver - Lions Gate Hospital (Room 2501)
231 East 15th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7L 4P7

Prince George - Northern Health Sciences Centre (Room NHSC 9-370)
3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9

Surrey - Surrey Memorial Hospital (Room M-3.602)
13750 96 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3V 1Z2

Terrace - Mills Memorial Hospital (Room MMH 1020)
4720 Haugland Ave, Terrace, BC V8G 2X5

Vernon - Vernon Jubilee Hospital (Room VJH 5-169, Polson Tower)
2101 32 St, Vernon, BC V1T 5L2

White Rock - Peach Arch Hospital (Meeting Room 3, Administration Department)
15521 Russell Avenue, White Rock, BC V4B 2R4

Key Speakers

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

Skills Gained

The goal of this session is for physicians to develop and build the confidence to provide primary care for HIV-positive patients. At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the primary care physician in the care of HIV-positive patients;
  • Identify and access the supports and resources that are available through the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS;
  • Describe the baseline assessment of HIV-positive patients and know when to initiate antiretroviral therapy (ART);
  • Identify and support the monitoring of patients with treatment failures and toxicities; and
  • Describe major HIV-related co-morbidities and their implications for care.

Cost

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

Cancellations and Refunds

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Contact

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

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