Routine HIV Testing Workshop (Jan 22 & Mar 24)

Routine HIV Testing Workshop (Jan 22 & Mar 24)

In partnership with Island Health and Victoria Division of Family Practice

Target Audience:

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

  • Jan 22, 2015
  • Mar 24, 2015
Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa
100 Harbour Road
Victoria
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Overview

Following the overwhelming success of our previous workshops in Vancouver Coastal Health, we are pleased to offer sessions on routine HIV testing on Vancouver Island. These two-part interactive sessions will cover new guidelines for routine HIV testing, how to implement the recommendations, and what to do following a positive result.

Part 1 (Workshop)
Date: Thursday January 22, 2015
Time: 1800-2100 PST (Dinner served at 1730)
Location: Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, 100 Harbour Road, Victoria BC

Part 2 (Follow-Up Session)
Date: Tuesday March 24, 2015
Time: 1800-1900 PST
Location: Royal Jubilee Hospital (RJH CA 125), 1952 Bay Street, Victoria BC

Key Speakers

Dr. Dee Hoyano, Medical Health Officer, Communicable Disease Control, Island Health

Facilitators:
Dr. Chris Fraser, Victoria
Dr. Pierre Dil, Victoria

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
  • Describe new BC guidelines for HIV testing
  • Identify and utilize resources to support routine HIV testing
  • Design a plan for integrating routine HIV testing into practice
  • Identify and utilize resources to connect HIV positive patients to care

At the end of the Follow-Up Session participants will be able to:

  • Self-appraise and reflect on routine HIV testing in practice
  • Describe the family physician's role in follow-up and management of a patient living with HIV
  • Develop a plan for sustaining routine HIV testing in practice

Cost

Free. Dinner and course materials provided.

Cancellations and Refunds

Contact

If you have any questions or would like to cancel your registration, please email us hiv.cpd@ubc.ca or call 604.875.5075.

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