HIV Update on Shared Care for Chronic Disease Management for People Living with HIV (QLD)
On-demand recorded 18 May 2021
This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the chronic disease needs of people living with HIV.
With continually improving treatment options, HIV infection is now considered a chronic condition. People living with HIV can expect to live long and productive lives and HIV infection can be managed using a team-based interdisciplinary ‘shared care’ approach involving GPs, specialists, nurses, allied health and specialist support services.
Presented by Dr.Julian Langton-Lockton, Clinical Director, Sexual Health and HIV Service, Metro North Hospital and Health Service, this webinar will provide an overview of the chronic disease needs of people living with HIV in QLD. It will also provide participants with effective tools to coordinate and share care with their patients' local hospital-based specialist or GP HIV S100 prescriber.
- Develop an effective GP Management Plan using National Guidelines to safely manage a patient’s treatment regimen
- Describe current HIV treatment options in Australia
- Identify common comorbidities associated with HIV and ageing
- Implement shared care arrangements for patients living with HIV
This event attracts 3 CPD points
This event is part of ASHM Series. Events in this series are:
Dr Michael Burke
Michael Burke works in Western Sydney GP. He is committed to improving health equity, treatment and care for people with blood borne viruses including HIV. He works in whole person medicine framework, and enjoys getting to know his patients, reading, writing, and birdwatching.
Dr Julian Langton-Lockton
Clinical Director, Sexual Health and HIV Service, Metro North Hospital and Health Service
Dr Julian Langton-Lockton is a specialist physician in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine and is fully committed to the highest level of evidence based clinical practice.
Julian completed his specialist training in the UK and has worked in Australia and the UK to deliver optimised patient-centred high value care and equity of access to diverse local populations. His interests include teaching and education workshops to a broad audience of primary care practitioners (GPs), hospital and community health workers, medical, nursing, allied health, NGOs, supervising training and supporting student education.
He is an advocate of improved health outcomes through innovation and translational research, cohesive sexual health clinical networks and effective collaborative partnerships for sustainable high value care, measured health outcomes, informed health literacy and seamless consumer/clinician co design.