Caring for Women Living with HIV in Family Practice
The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This program has been reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. UBC CPD designates this educational program as meeting the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 3.5 MAINPRO M1 & 3.5 MOC Section 1. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.
- Describe important gender differences in HIV positive populations (i.e. between men and women);
- Identify an approach to managing pregnancy in women with HIV, including prevention of perinatal transmission;
- Describe interactions between contraception and HIV medication;
- Identify challenges and prevention strategies for HIV-discordant couples (one person HIV-positive, other HIV-negative);
- Be familiar with follow-up of children exposed to HIV but not infected; and
- Be familiar with HIV and aging, including co-morbidities and their interventions.
Free (dinner and course materials provided)
This session is offered free of charge courtesy of the Oak Tree Clinic at the BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre. Please remember all events have considerable costs, even those which are offered at no charge. If you do not anticipate being able to attend, please ensure to notify us by Thursday September 25th by contacting us at email@example.com or 604.875.5101.