Caring for Women Living with HIV in Family Practice

Caring for Women Living with HIV in Family Practice

In partnership with the Oak Tree Clinic at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Family Physicians

Course Format: Dinner 1730; Presentations followed by case study discussions 1800-2130.
  • Sep 29, 2014
University Golf Club
5185 University Boulevard
Vancouver
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Overview

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

Key Speakers

Physicians from the Oak Tree Clinic with expertise in caring for women living with HIV and their children/families.

Skills Gained

  1. Describe important gender differences in HIV positive populations (i.e. between men and women);
  2. Identify an approach to managing pregnancy in women with HIV, including prevention of perinatal transmission;
  3. Describe interactions between contraception and HIV medication;
  4. Identify challenges and prevention strategies for HIV-discordant couples (one person HIV-positive, other HIV-negative);
  5. Be familiar with follow-up of children exposed to HIV but not infected; and
  6. Be familiar with HIV and aging, including co-morbidities and their interventions.

Cost

Free (dinner and course materials provided)

Cancellations and Refunds

Contact

For inquiries, please contact Jennie Barrows, jennie.b@ubc.ca or Allison Macbeth, allison.m@ubc.ca

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