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Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV Implementation Guide Book 2: Training Curriculum for Clinic Staff

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This 5-module training curriculum on early infant diagnosis and infant follow-up is intended for midwives, nurses, doctors, and other healthcare staff. Following the training, staff members will be able to identify infants in need of testing, counsel of caregivers before testing, and provide appropriate follow-up care for HIV-exposed and HIV-infected infants and young children. They will also learn how to collect, handle, and send dried blood spot (DBS) specimens for early infant diagnosis. The fifth module is an interactive group exercise which evaluates and reinforces skills gained from the training.

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Publisher: CDC Global AIDS Program
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Regions: Global, Sub-Saharan Africa
Audiences: Counselors, Policymakers, Program Managers, Trainers
Topic Area: Testing & Counseling
Resource Type: Training Tools