Comprehensive ART Management course

Course Duration: 5 weeks
Delivery Mode: Online
Eligibility: HIV clinic staff
Course fee per week: $140 – International students $ 99 – Ugandan Students

Overview

With HIV/AIDS still remaining a burden, every health care worker needs to be abreast and updated with information regarding its care and management. This short course on Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Care and Management will equip learners with knowledge, skills, and attitude to care for patients with HIV, emphasizing areas of diagnosis and care and treatment.

Course Aim

The course is aimed at building the capacity of the non-physician prescribers including nurses and clinical officers to initiate and monitor patients on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART).

Course Format

This is a self-based modular course with PowerPoint learning sessions, videos, live tutorials, and discussions

Session 1

(a): Diagnosis of HIV
(b): Referral and linkage

Session 2

Prevention of HIV

Session 3

Principles of ART

Session 4

Management of Opportunistic Infections in HIV

Session 5

TB HIV Co-infection

Session 6

Paediatric HIV

Session 7

Adherence to ART

Session 8

Basic Counselling Skills in HIV Management

Session 9

Monitoring Patients on ART

Session 10

Adverse Drug Reactions and their Management

Session 11

eMTCT of HIV

Session 12

Patient Monitoring Tools


Facilitators
Trainers will include a team of experts from Infectious Diseases Institute

At a glance

Duration
5 Weeks

Sessions
12

Discussion forums
Yes

Live tutorials
Yes

Live tutorials
Yes

Weekly quizzes
Yes

Certification
Yes

Pass mark
80%

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