VIRTUAL MEETING    13 NOVEMBER 2020

NURSES & PHARMACISTS

HIV CLINICAL FORUM

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: 7 AUGUST 2020

The Nurses & Pharmacists HIV Clinical Forum 2020: Optimizing Treatment will take place on 13 November 2020. To keep the meeting accessible to all our participants, we have decided that the European HIV Clinical Forum will become a fully virtual meeting. Participants can attend plenary sessions and roundtable discussions during the day of the meeting.

We are available to answer any questions or concerns that you may have about your participation at the Nurses & Pharmacists HIV Clinical Forum 2020: Optimizing TreatmentFor more information, please contact Mrs. Dagmar Jónasdóttir at Dagmar@vironet.com.

 

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NURSES & PHARMACISTS HIV CLINICAL FORUM 2020: OPTIMIZING TREATMENT

 

This forum meeting provides an independent scientific program involving the world’s leading experts and is specifically designed for the European Nurses and Pharmacists HIV healthcare professionals with the focus on optimizing treatment for their patients. 

This program will feature challenging plenary lectures followed by ample time for Q&A and debate, stimulating interaction, and the sharing of knowledge within the HIV-treating community in Europe. The program will end with a networking reception for community building; thus, providing delegates with the unique opportunity to meet their colleagues in a focused and scientific setting.

BACKGROUND


The HIV Clinical Forum is a series of interactive programs that provide an independent scientific program on emerging topics in HIV involving experts where HIV clinicians and allied healthcare professionals receive updates on the latest developments related to HIV management, where they can share their clinical experience and present the results from their ongoing and completed cohorts/ research programs.
 

 

Furthermore, the HIV Clinical Forum provides an educational setting where healthcare professionals can acquire specific skills that will enhance their capabilities to interpret research results and even develop new research projects.

MATERIALS

 
 

Access the meeting proceedings of the 

HAVE A LOOK AT THE PREVIOUS MEETING'S PRESENTATIONS AND CONTENT HERE:

NURSES & PHARMACISTS HIV CLINICAL FORUM 2019

Last year's edition of the Nurses and Pharmacists HIV Clinical Forum was organized on 2 October 2019, prior to the BHIVA Conference. The forum attracted nearly 60 participants, from 8 countries. The focus of last year's meeting was to bring together the regional nurses and pharmacists working in the field of HIV to share and discuss the newest data and their implications. The program featured several invited lectures, and clinical cases and discussions. 


Feedback from the participants showed that the workshop was very well received. All of the respondents reported that they intend to incorporate the new information from the workshop into the care of their patients, 98% of the respondents indicated that the lectures have increased their knowledge and 98% of the respondents said that they would recommend this program to their colleagues.

 
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM TOPICS

    (CET)     

10:00 AM 

Welcome, Introductions, and Goals:  Guidance on Using Online Format and online Needs Assessment

SESSION 1 | Caring for HIV Patients in the COVID-19 Era

Session chair: To be confirmed

    (CET)     

10:05 AM 

Distinguished Guest Lecture: COVID BAME Inequalities

tbc

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10:20 AM 

Challenges in Routine HIV Care in the COVID 19 Era

Laura Waters, MD - Central & North West London NHS Trust, United Kingdom

    (CET)     

10:35 AM 

Running an HIV Clinic in the COVID-19 Era - the Nurses Role

Eileen Nixon - Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, United Kingdom

    (CET)     

10:50 AM 

Meeting the challenge around Europe: 
Nurses and pharmacists from different countires will provide a brief update on how they run their HIV clinic in the COVID-19  era. 

Nadia Naous, PGDip, GPP, MRPharmS - Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

Nienke Langebeek, PhD - Rijnstate, the Netherlands

    (CET)     

11:10 AM 

Roundtable Discussion

    (CET)     

11:30 AM 

 Coffee Break

SESSION 2 | Integrating Injectable Antiretroviral Regimens in to Routine Care

Session chair: To be confirmed

    (CET)     

11:40 AM 

State-of-the-Art Update on Injectable HIV Regimens

Saye Khoo, MD - University Of Liverpool, United Kingdom

    (CET)     11:55 AM 

Unique Challenges in Integrating Injectable Regimens During Social Distancing

Gerjanne Ter Beest, MSc, RN - Rijnstate, the Netherlands

    (CET)     

12:10 AM 

Brainstorming Roundtable: What Should the HIV Clinic Look Like in the Injectable Drug Era?

Discussion topics:

  • Handling the workload of multiple visits every two months

  • Logistical considerations of ordering, supply, storing and injecting on a large scale

  • Patient interactions: Counseling patients on use and routine of injectables

  • Dealing with poor adherence and missed visits

Panelist 1: 

Liz Foote, MSc, NMP, RGN - Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

Panelist 2:

Martine de Haan, MSc - Radboudumc, the Netherlands

Panelist 3: 

tbc

Panelist 4:

tbc

    (CET)     

12:40 PM 

Roundtable Discussion

    (CET)     

1:00 PM 

Lunch Break

SESSION 3 | Clinical Considerations in Switching Suppressed Patients

Session chair: To be confirmed

    (CET)     

1:30 PM 

Switching Patients to Avoid and Mitigate Toxicity: Causes and Options

José Moltó, MD, PhD - Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Spain

    (CET)     

1:45 PM 

Clinical Case Presentation 2: Switching therapy before/during pregnancy

Marta Boffito, MD, PhD - Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, United Kingdom

    (CET)     

2:00 PM 

Faculty Discussion

SESSION 4 | PrEP

Session chair: To be confirmed

    (CET)     

2:15 PM 

State-of-the-Art update on PrEP Implementation in the UK and European Countires

Teymur Noori - ECDC, Sweden

    (CET)     

2:30 PM 

Clinical Case Presentation: Community based PrEP 

Michael Meulbroek - BCN Checkpoint, Spain

    (CET)     

2:45 PM 

Faculty Discussion

    (CET)     

3:00 PM 

Closing Remarks

 
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
LOCAL CHAIR

Jonathan M. Schapiro, MD
National Hemophilia Center Sheba Medical Center
Israel

Laura Waters, MD
Central & North West London NHS Trust

UK

SCIENTIFIC CHAIRS

Gerjanne ter Beest, MSc, RN

Rijnstate

the Netherlands

Nadia Naous, 

PGDip, GPP, MRPharmS
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Liz Foote, MSc, NMP, RGN

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

UK

 

13 November 2020

Please note: this is a virtual forum meeting. To access this workshop, you must register online!

Register now for the

Nurses & Pharmacists

HIV Clinical Forum 2020

REGISTRATION FEES

Registration is free of charge for all nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals*. A registration fee applies to other individuals.

*Healthcare practitioners are defined as professionals that provide any type of health care service to patients living with HIV. If you are not sure, please do not hesitate to contact us at
Dagmar@vironet.com.

 

SUPPORTER

The Nurses & Pharmacists HIV Clinical Forum 2020 is supported by an independent educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

ViiV Healthcare was not involved in the development of content or selection of faculty for this educational activity.

ENDORSERS
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International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC)
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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

We trust that the following information (in alphabetical order) will assist you in organizing your registration and stay to the Nurses & Pharmacists HIV Clinical Forum 2020: Optimizing Treatment.

 

Certificate of Attendance

A certificate of attendance will be sent by e-mail after the forum meeting in the following week.

 

Disclaimer

This forum meeting is intended for educational purposes only and aims to offer participants the opportunity to share information. The Organizing Secretariat of meeting, Virology Education, cannot accept any liability for the scientific content of the sessions or for any claims which may result from the use of information or publications from the meeting. Virology Education disclaims all liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by individuals attending this forum meeting.

Language

The official language of this meeting is English.

Meeting Materials

An official program and speaker's bios will be sent by e-mail one day prior to the virtual forum meeting.

Payment and Procedure of Online Registration

Registration is free of charge for all healthcare practitioners. You will get a confirmation of the registration within 1-5 business days. If you did not receive a confirmation, please contact the Organizing Secretariat by e-mail: Dagmar@vironet.com.

 

 

Contact

Inquiries

For any inquiries or questions, please contact Virology Education at info@virology-education.com or call +31 (0)30 230 7146. You can also contact us by filling out the contact form.

Inna Laven

Project Leader

Inna@vironet.com

Dagmar Jónasdóttir

Project Coordinator

Dagmar@vironet.com

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