Training On Primary Care for Adult Patients with HIV Infection

Objectives
At the end of the training, participants should be able to:

    1. Understand the immunopathogenesis and virologic, immunologic and clinical course of HIV infection;
    2. Know the different clinical conditions associated with HIV disease as well as the appropriate treatment and prevention;
    3. Understand the psychosocial consequences and issues related to HIV and AIDS;
    4. Know the principles and strategies on the holistic management of patients with HIV and AIDS;
    5. Gain the knowledge and skill to manage PLHIV using ART;
    6. Demonstrate skills on Pre-Art and follow-up adherence counseling;
    7. Understand the concept and importance of customer service.

Competencies being acquired
At the end of the training, participants should be able to:

    1. Initiate and monitor antiretroviral therapy;
    2. Administer prophylaxis against opportunistic infection;
    3. Have a knowledge on the screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infection;
    4. Have a knowledge on the screening and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis;
    5. Adhere counselling

Number of Days:
5 days

Frequency of Training
2 times a year

Target Professions
Physicians and nurses with basic knowledge on HIV and AIDS/STI, trained on and with experience on pre- and post HIV test counselling

Cost
Php 20,000/trainee

Unit conducting the training
ID/HIV specialist
Psychiatrist
Psychologist

Email
raditangco@yahoo.com

Contact Number
(02) 807-2631/32/37 local 801

Please use the Calendar of Activities to see when each course is scheduled throughout the year.