Module 3

Management of HIV-TB Co-Infection

The goal of this module is to prepare learners to provide team-based care and follow up for a patient with HIV and pulmonary TB. This module exemplifies role clarification and use of evidence-based medicine/country-specific guidelines.

What you will learn in Module 3

Describe the five steps to evaluating a patient wth suspected pulmonary TB and HIV.

Understand the optimal timing of HIV therapy for a patient newly diagnosed with TB and HIV.

Explain the major toxicities/side-effects and return precautions for TB medications.

Discuss a patient-centered approach to counsel- ing patients about their TB mediction regimen.

Discuss interprofessional strategies to address the psychosocial concerns of TB at the individual, community, and institutional levels.

Discuss why and how to inititate a household contact evaluation plan for a patient with HIV and pulmonary TB (QI).

Identify indications for and drug options for TB preventive therapy.


Complete the Module

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

Group Activity

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Learner Instructions

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Self-Paced Activity

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