Module 1

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 newly diagnosed patient and (b) a stable patient with undetectable VL

Mom holding baby

Complete the Module

Each module includes a self-paced group activity and a group activity. The self-paced activity should be completed first. Learner and facilitator materials for the group activity are at the bottom of this page.

Self-Paced Activity

For the best experience, complete the self-paced activity in one session. Your progress through the self-paced module is not saved. Select the “Start Course” button below to begin.

Group Activity

Use the resources below to facilitate group activites to practice skills presented in the module.

Facilitator Materials: Presentation

Slides for presenting the module activities.

Download PowerPoint >>

Facilitator Materials: Instructions

Instructions for facilitating the learning activity.

Open Facilitator PDF >>

Learner Materials:

Instructions for learners to complete the activity.

Open Learner PDF >>