November 7, 2022 to November 30th, 2022
CATIE is offering an HIV Treatment course in Ontario! 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 approximately four – five hours of online instruction delivered over four weeks. It includes weekly self-directed modules and collaborative discussion boards facilitated by a CATIE educator, and an interactive online meeting with our educators and fellow students.
Are you a service provider who works with people who are living with HIV? Then this course is for you. We ask that those attending this course have a basic understanding of HIV. You’re welcome to learn more in advance of HIV Treatment through this HIV Basics self-directed course: HIV Basics Course
The online modules are available from Nov 7th , allowing three weeks for online learning to be completed before our Nov 30th meeting.
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 one hour to complete. An online meeting is held on 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, 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 frontline service providers