Module 12

Care for the Adolescent Male with Perinatally- Acquired HIV

The goal of this module is to introduce learners to care of an adolescent male with perinatally-acquired HIV in order to recognize contextual factors to best support these patients and promote their quality of life.

What you will learn in Module 12

Explain the psychosocial and biomedical impact of perinatally-acquired HIV, and explore inter- professional interventions (IPE) to address these issues

Discuss strategies to address individual, familial, and health systems barriers to retention in care and adherence to ART in adolescents with HIV

Demonstrate effective communication skills with an adolescent patient

Describe strategies to address comorbid depres- sion and substance use in adolescents with HIV

Demonstrate how to refer a patient to a specialist for drug-resistant HIV (IPE)

Care for the adolescent male

Complete the Module

Each module includes a group activity and a self-paced activity.

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

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.

Facilitator Materials: Presentation

Slides for presenting the module activities.

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Facilitator Materials: Instructions

Instructions for facilitating the learning activity.

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Learner Materials:

Instructions for learners to complete the activity.

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