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Clinical Prevention Services Webinars

Clinical Prevention Services hosts educational webinars throughout the year. Links to the webinars can be found under the topic sections below.


Links and individual presentation descriptions are below.

Hepatitis C cascades of care - September 17, 2018

Presenter:  Naveed Janjua

Cascade of care is a tool to measure program progress and identifies gaps in access and engagement in hepatitis C virus (HCV) care and treatment. In British Columbia, the HCV care cascade shows improvement in the progression of people affected from diagnosis to infection confirmation, linkage with care and treatment initiation. Though, there are gaps in treatment initiation among people in younger birth cohorts and people who inject drugs (PWID).

Overview of the Help4Hep line and the patient experience of HCV infection - September 17, 2018

Presenter:  Deb Schmitz

Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN) peer navigators talk about Help4Hep BC, PHCN’s toll-free, confidential and safe peer-to-peer helpline and also describe their experience living with and getting treated for hep C.

A TB client's perspective - September 17, 2018

Presenter:  Liz Stapf

The Importance of Support: Sharing a personal story from someone who had TB, the struggle with understanding this diagnosis, dealing with stigma and her journey to make a difference and support others with TB.

Exploring difficult aspects of TB care - September 17, 2018

Presenter:  Maria MacDougall

Most individuals diagnosed with infectious, active TB are asked to home isolate during their infectious period of the disease and may be recommended to take directly observed treatment (DOT). There is a risk that clients perceive home isolation and DOT as punitive interventions by the health care team. This webinar will review the meaning of home isolation and DOT from both the medical and client perspective and offer recommendations to minimize the negative impact these interventions have on individuals’ lives.


Compassion, Inclusion and Engagement (CIE) Program - September 17, 2018

Presenter:  Blake Stitilis

The CIE Project brings together people who use drugs (also referred to as peers), service providers, and health leadership to improve peer engagement, build capacity, and sustain networks focused on harm reduction systems improvements, especially in urban centres outside of the lower mainland.  This webinar will outline the project and the approach taken to supporting communities in responding to the overdose crisis.


Practice Updates: Contraceptive Management: Competencies and Decision Support Tools (DSTs) for Certified Practice. STI Non-Certified Practice DSTs and STI Certified Practice Competencies - November 17, 2020

Presenters:  Geoffrey Ford & Nicole Pasquino

Non-certified Practice Decision Support Tool: Registered Nurse assessment and management of HIV Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) - October 2, 2019

Presenters:  Geoffrey Ford & Monica Durigon

Gender-affirming care & STI Certified Practice Decision Support Tool Updates - September 17, 2018

Presenter:  Lauren Goldman

By reviewing recent updates to the STI Certified Practice DSTs through the lens of gender-affirming care, participants will: understand common terminology related to gender; identify common barriers to care faced by people who are transgender, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse; learn about the gender-affirming approach to providing care; understand the updates in the STI Certified Practice DSTs as they apply to the provision of gender-affirming care.

No missed opportunities... PrEP in BC - It's that easy - September 17, 2018

Presenter:  Monica Durigon

8 months in…Where are we at? Where are we going?  This presentation will address the current process for accessing PrEP in BC, where we are at 8 months in, available resources, and what lies ahead. 

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