College of Nursing

Continuing Nursing Education

E-Learning Event - February 9 & 10, 2012

HIV Treatment in Saskatchewan



The Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) will partner with an Infectious Disease Specialist, a Pharmacist, a Community-Based Organization and a panel to talk about the treatment of HIV in Saskatchewan.


In order to support health care providers and community workers in assisting and advocating for their clients/community members to access treatment for HIV and Hepatitis C, the objectives are to familiarize the target audience with the following:

• HIV Foundations
• Newly Diagnosed
• HIV Viral Replication Cycle
• Starting HIV Treatment in Saskatchewan
• Medication Adherence, Resistance and Side Effects
• HIV/Hep C co-infection
• Panel of PLWHAs to talk about their experiences with HIV treatment and care, including those who have chosen NOT to participate in treatment

CATIE: 1-800-263-1638

AIDS Saskatoon: 1-800-667-6876 in Western Canada
Phone: (306) 242-5005

Pre-workshop and workshop reading material available at:


Melissa Egan
HIV Foundations 2011
Starting Treatment 2011
Newly Diagnosed
HIV HCV Co-infection
HIV Life Cycle poster

Shannon Stone
HIV Medications in Saskatchewan

Kurt Williams MD, M.Sc., FRCPC
HIV Treatment in Saskatchewan
HIV in Saskatchewan: Common Complications

Saskatchewan's HIV Strategy 2010 -2014

HIV and AIDS in Saskatchewan

CATIE Module Epidemiology SERC

Workbook material from CATIE

HIV Replications

*Please make sure to bring your own copy, as this material will NOT be available at the sites.


This program has been given the "Recognition of Continuing Education As Approved Nursing Practice" by the SRNA, and will be recognized as 9.5 hours of approved nursing practice time. Individuals must be currently registered as a Registered Nurse in Saskatchewan.

Continuing Education Credits for Pharmacists have also been approved. Please use the following form when applying. CEU Approval

This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Saskatchewan chapter for up to 6 Mainpro-M1 credits. Forms can be found at

Approved credits for other disciplines may become available and will be announced at time of broadcast.


Kurt Williams MD, M.Sc., FRCPC
Infectious Disease Physician/Clinical Director for the HIV Provincial Leadership Team

Melissa Egan
Regional Health Education Coordinator, CATIE

Shannon Stone
Pharmacist, HIV Provincial Leadership Team


Nicole White
Executive Coordinator, AIDS Saskatoon

Associated Files and Registration