SIDCN is coordinating opportunities for primary care physicians, family medicine residents, and nurse practitioners to attend HIV and HCV clinics under the mentorship of an Infectious Disease Care Specialist and experienced HIV/HCV Physicians.
HIV/HCV Preceptorship Experience
During the preceptorship, the participant will acquire the knowledge to:
- Complete a thorough assessment of an individual patient living with HIV and/or HCV
- Develop a multidisciplinary management plan for the patient living with HIV and/or HCV as well as recognition and management of co-existing medical/psychosocial conditions
- Be comfortable counselling patients on common concerns around HIV and/or HCV that arise in routine care
- Understand the common challenges faced by the patients and clinicians providing care to marginalized populations and the resources available in the community to help mitigate those challenges
- Timely referral of complex cases to the relevant specialists
After the completion of the preceptorship, members of the HIV/HCV specialist team will continue to be available for consultation or to answer any further questions.
This opportunity is open to all primary care physicians, medical residents, and nurse practitioners currently practicing in Saskatchewan. The number of participants who qualify is dependent on available funding.
If you are seeking HIV and/or HCV mentorship, contact SIDCN and we can assist with finding you a mentor.
SIDCN approves all requests for participants seeking HIV/HCV mentorship funding.
Participants who have completed or are enrolled in SIDCN’s Virtual Classroom: Delivering Primary Care to People Living with HIV, will be prioritized. However, it is not a mandatory requirement.
For more information contact:
HIV Primary Care Capacity Program Coordinator