Module 8

Management of Sepsis in a Person with HIV

The goal of this session is to introduce learners to the provision of team-based care for a patient newly diagnosed with HIV who is admitted to the hospital with bacterial sepsis.

What you will learn in Module 8

Identify risk factors and possible sources of bacterial sepsis in people with HIV (PWH)

Explain signs and symptoms of sepsis using a systems-based approach

Apply clinical and community-based strategies in the management and prevention of sepsis using a team-based approach (IPE, QI)

Demonstrate use of CUS or the two-challenge rule to bring attention to clinical safety breaches (IPE/ Patient Safety)

Discuss how to counsel the patient to disclose his status to his partner

Describe the impact of achieving undetectable HIV RNA on preventing HIV transmission

Person sick in a bed

Complete the Module

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

Group Activity

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

Facilitator Presentation

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Facilitator Instructions

Instructions for facilitating the learning activity.

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Learner Instructions

Instructions for learners to complete the activity.

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Self-Paced Activity

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