- Increase knowledge of primary care management of people living with HIV, including best practices for testing and treatment.
- Understand and develop comfort using the various tools for HIV prevention.
- 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.
- Meet members of the HIV specialist team providing support to the North East.
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|
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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