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HIV Counseling and Testing for Pregnant Women

February 2006

Objectives

The purposes of this module are to:

  1. Discuss the importance of HIV counseling and testing.
  2. Examine opt-in and opt-out approaches to HIV testing of pregnant women.
  3. Identify different types of HIV testing.
  4. Examine the role of pretest and posttest counseling.
  5. Discuss the benefits and risks of HIV testing.
  6. Review key components of professional counseling.

Estimated time: 1 hour, 30 minutes