HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series

Navigating the Labyrinth: Decreased Cognition and Aging among People Living with HIV

 

WHERE: Register online at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3617827960844962060

WHEN: Wednesday June 19th, 8-9 AM PST

CREDIT: 1.0 Mainpro+ credit (College of Family Physicians of Canada, B.C. Chapter)

COST: Free registration


OBJECTIVES:

In this webinar, we will:

  • Explore the community experience of people living with HIV who have had decreased cognition;
  • Review the epidemiology of decreased cognition as it relates to HIV and aging;
  • Characterize and distinguish differences in cognition and methods of screening for decreased cognitive function; and
  • Discuss methods of managing decreased cognition in the context of HIV and aging

SPEAKERS:

Wayne Campbell
Treatment Outreach Coordinator, Positive Living Society of British Columbia

Julius Elefante, MD, FRCPC, ISAM (Cert.)
Clinical Instructor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Department of Psychiatry, St. Paul’s Hospital

Aiko Yamamoto, PhD, R.Psych
St. Paul’s Hospital Neuropsychology Service, Providence Health Care
Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry Division,
Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

HOST:

Silvia Guillemi, MD
Director, Clinical Education and Training Program, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Clinical Professor, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia

 


 

The recorded session will be accessible on the BC-CfE’s website at education.bccfe.ca/webinars.

The HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series is a partnership between the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and Positive Living BC. The goal of the Series is to empower people living with HIV and to improve their quality of life by providing them and health care providers with up-to-date treatment information related to HIV/AIDS. Sessions bring together experts to share their knowledge and provide a forum for interaction, dialogue and mutual learning.

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