This is a standard PMTCT course done on Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 5pm for three consecutive weekends and culminates in a PMTCT Certificate and also contributes to CPD points.
The course is certified by the Medical Practicioners and dentists board (MPDB) and is the based on the Updated National PMTCT Curriculum
The course is comprised of six detailed modules. This are as follows.
Unit 1: Overview of HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Unit 2: Staging and syndromic criteria of HIV/AIDS
Unit1: Introduction to PMTCT
Unit2: Implementation of Comprehensive ANC services
Unit3: Optimal management of women in Labour and delivery
Unit 4: Postpartum management of women and infants
Unit 1: Part 1: Introduction to counseling
Part 2: Overview of HIV counseling and testing of pregnant women
Unit 2: Lab diagnosis of HIV/AIDS (HIV Rapid test Demonstration and practical)
Unit 3: Safety and Supportive care in the work setting and care of the care giver
Unit 4: Social stigma and community issues.
Unit 1: Safe infant feeding practices
Unit 2: Supporting safe infant feeding options
Unit 3: Considerations for breast feeding mother
Unit 1: Care of the HIV exposed infant and children
Unit 2: Management of HIV infection in adults
Unit 3: Linkage to care of women and families with HIV infection and community mobilization and sensitization
Unit1: Implementation and logistics in PMTCT program monitoring
Unit2: Di-breafing and field visit
The facilitation Team islead by:
Prof. Ruth Nduati MBCHB, MMED, MPH: Associate professor and Chair of the department of paediatrics University of Nairobi, Has over 20 years experience in HIV/AIDS and specificaly in PMTCT research and has been involved in one of the largest and most successful PMTCT prograam implementation programs in the country,
Dr. Jeniffer Oyieke: BA, MA,BScN, PHD- Counseling Psycology: Thematic Head University of Nairobi School of Nursing Sciences (Midwifery/Obstetrics), with Vast experience in Counseling psychology and training.
Certification: On Successful completion of the source, a certificate is awarded which also contributes the the CME points.
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