New HIV Diagnosis and ART Initiation In a Woman of Childbearing Age
The goal of this module is to prepare learners to assess and manage a woman newly diagnosed with HIV using a team-based approach.
What you will learn in Module 1
Recognize the psychosocial effects of a new HIV diagnosis
Identify barriers to linkage to care for individuals newly diagnosed with HIV
Demonstrate how to support an individual newly diagnosed with HIV with the aim on improving linkage to care and rapid ART initiation for all patients
List risk factors related to increased risk of HIV transmission and understand that individuals who are virally suppressed cannot sexually transmit HIV (undetectable = untransmittable or U=U)
Discuss appropriate ART regimens for any adult
Describe contraception options for women living with HIV and at risk of acquiring HIV
Describe the appropriate interprofessional clinical management and follow-up for (a) a newly diagnosed patient and (b) a stable patient with undetectable VL
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