HIV Workshop for North-West Primary Care Providers – November 16, 2019 (North Battleford)

Presenters/Facilitators

  • Dr. Sidd Kogilwaimath, Infectious Disease Care Specialist, Sask Health Authority, Saskatoon
  • Dr. Geoff Shumilak, Infectious Disease Care Specialist, Sask Health Authority, Saskatoon
  • Dr. Erin Hamilton, Primary Care Physician, Sask Health Authority, North Battleford
  • Mike Stuber, HIV Pharmacist, Sask Health Authority, Regina ID Clinic, Regina
  • Carley Pozniak, HIV Pharmacist, Sask Health Authority, Positive Living Program, Saskatoon
  • Dr. Mandiangu Nsungu, Medical Health Officer (Area Lead for the North), North Battleford
  • Kelly Greenwald, Public Health Supervisor, Sask Health Authority, North Battleford
  • Danielle Radchenko, Public Health Nurse, Sask Health Authority, North Battleford
  • Malcolm McNeil, Peer Advisor, Sask Health Authority, North Battleford

Workshop Goals

  1. Develop an approach to (and be comfortable) treating HIV and the long-term primary care management of people living with HIV
  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 West
  4. Meet Members of the HIV Specialist Team Providing Support to the North West

Topics to Include

  • The Current State of HIV in North West Saskatchewan
  • Breaking the Stigma (Peer Presentation)
  • Understanding the Roles of HIV Specialists & HIV Pharmacists
  • The Role of Public Health in HIV Patient Care and Management
  • HIV 101 for Primary Care Providers
  • ARVs 101 for Primary Care Providers (Concurrent Session)
  • ARVs 101 for Pharmacists (Concurrent Session)
  • Understanding PrEP
  • Harm Reduction Considerations for Patients at Risk for for Acquiring or Transmitting HIV
  • Peer Programs in the North West

Register online https://forms.gle/XHcSDmmcyHhx5tDP7

Spaces are Limited! Register by November 1, 2019.

E-mail amanda.galambos@sidcn.ca for more information or questions about registration