The Ontario HIV
Professional Specialty Group

 

OVERVIEW

The Ontario HIV Professional Specialty Group was established in 1996, and is comprised of pharmacists from any practice site (including community, ambulatory, hospital, long-term care) who have an interest in the field of HIV/AIDS Pharmaceutical Care.  Membership in the group is free to any pharmacist in Ontario. As a general member one is entitled to :

MISSION STATEMENT:

It is the goal of the Ontario HIV Professional Specialty Group to provide a network for pharmacists to share information, gain expertise, and develop and coordinate projects related to the field of HIV/AIDS Pharmaceutical Care in Ontario.

If one chooses to volunteer to become more actively involved, there are many opportunities to belong to sub-groups working on various projects, presenting case discussions and other educational initiatives.  The group’s main objective is to identify and promote the role of the pharmacist as an integral member of the HIV/AIDS healthcare team.  If you would like more information about membership with this group, please contact Linda Robinson, HIV Pharmacist Specialist, Windsor Regional Hospital at rxlinda@hotmail.com.


FUNCTIONS:

-  Invites to all meetings and events sponsored by the group

-  Electronic correspondence from the group, including educational presentations and meeting minutes

-  All networking capabilities of the group.

-  To provide a forum for networking of pharmacists with a keen interest in HIV/AIDS in Ontario.

-  To provide a forum for the continuing education of pharmacists with a keen interest in HIV/AIDS in Ontario.

-  To represent and clarify the role of a pharmacist as an integral member of the health care team dealing with HIV/AIDS patients in Ontario.

-  To act as liaison between pharmacists in Ontario, working in HIV/AIDS, with other healthcare professional groups working in this field.

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