HIV Primary Care Workshop for the North East – March 28, 2020 (Prince Albert)

Workshop Goals

  1. Increase knowledge of primary care management of people living with HIV, including best practices for testing and treatment.
  2. Understand and develop comfort using the various tools for HIV prevention. 
  3. Become familiar with HIV related resources and support (including Harm Reduction Services) available to Primary care providers and people living with HIV in the North East.
  4. Meet members of the HIV specialist team providing support to the North East. 

Presenters

Dr. Sidd Kogilwaimath, Infectious Disease Care Specialist, Sask Health Authority, Saskatoon

Dr. Navid Robertson, Primary Care Physician, Sask Health Authority, Prince Albert

Dr. Leo Lanoie, Primary Care Physician, Sask Health Authority, Prince Albert

Paulette Martin, HIV Strategy Coordinator, Sask Health Authority, Prince Albert

Chasity Vermette, HIV Nurse Clinician, Sask Health Authority, Prince Albert

Topics to Include:

The Current State of HIV in North East Saskatchewan 
Breaking the Stigma Presentation by a local peer advisor 
HIV 101 Understanding HIV & considerations for treatment 
HIV Primary Care Basics An overview of how primary care can be delivered to people living with HIV by family physicians and nurse practitioners 
Networking Lunch An opportunity to meet workshop participants & presenters
The Role of your Local Public Health & Peer Programs Specific to HIV care and management 
Common Infections in People Who use Drugs Implications for people living with HIV, including those receiving care in hospital 
Addictions, Opioid Substitution Therapy & Harm Reduction For patients at high risk for acquiring or transmitting HIV 

Registration Link https://forms.gle/VQr8kY81AxZbjVQT6

For more information, contact amanda.galambos@sidcn.ca

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the
College of Family Physicians of Canada & the Saskatchewan Chapter for up to
5.5 Mainpro+ credits