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.
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