CATIE is partnering with THN to deliver a training course for you and your colleagues on HIV Treatment. There is a full course outline attached to this email where you can find out more.

 

The purpose of the course is to support frontline service providers to talk to their clients about HIV treatment and support them to consider starting, staying on, or resuming treatment.

 

This course includes four hours of instruction, delivered over four weeks online. It includes weekly self-directed modules, weekly discussion boards facilitated by a CATIE educator, and a live, interactive online meeting with our educators and participants in the course.

 

Audience

This course is for frontline service providers who work with people who are living with HIV. Participants should have a basic understanding of HIV before beginning this course. To learn more about the basics of HIV,  you may complete our HIV Basics self-directed course for free:https://catie.ca/en/educatie

 

Weekly topic breakdown

HIV Treatment includes three online modules that include a variety of learning activities such as e-learning units, readings, discussion board assignments, videos and webinars. You can work through each weekly online module at your own pace. Each module takes up to 1 hour to complete.

 

An online meeting is held during the fourth week to conclude the course.

 

Week 1: How HIV treatment works, the health and prevention benefits of HIV treatment, and how HIV treatment is monitored

Week 2: What taking HIV treatment entails, HIV treatment drug regimens, and the importance of adhering to HIV treatment and its relation to HIV drug resistance

Week 3: How to support people starting, switching, and staying on HIV treatment

Week 4: Interactive online meeting – HIV Treatment: Implications for Front Line Workers

Timing

The online modules will be available in February, and a registration link will be sent out in the new year.

 

For more information about this course or to learn more about CATIE’s Education program, please contact Shriya, your regional health education coordinator, at shari@catie.ca

 

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CATIE’s HIV Treatment Course_Course Outline