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 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.

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Facilitator Materials:

Instructions for facilitating the learning activity.

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Learner Materials:

Instructions for learners to complete the activity.

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