Presentation on theme: "National Prevention of Mother- to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Training Package Course Overview."— Presentation transcript:
National Prevention of Mother- to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Training Package Course Overview
Malawi PMTCT Training Package2 Objectives of the Overview Session Be familiar with structure and organization of the course. Acquaint yourself with other participants in the course. Verbalize concerns about HIV in the healthcare setting Identify ground rules for the course. State expectations and general objectives for the course Complete the pre-test.
Malawi PMTCT Training Package3 Course Goal Build capacity of healthcare workers (HCWs) to offer PMTCT services National PMTCT training package provides basic knowledge to multidisciplinary HCWs for PMTCT programme implementation. The training materials build on the knowledge of HCWs.
Malawi PMTCT Training Package4 Course Objectives Provide knowledge and skills in HIV and PMTCT services including HIV testing and counselling, ARV prophylaxis, infant feeding. To facilitate the reduction of HIV-related stigma and discrimination by empowering HCWs to partner with community agencies and services. To develop the capability of HCWs to provide comprehensive and appropriate care and support for HIV-infected and affected women and children. Familiarize participants with logistics of PMTCT programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Malawi PMTCT Training Package5 Course Structure 10 modules 6-day training 1-week practical attachment
Malawi PMTCT Training Package7 Content Introduction/Overview Module 1: Introduction to HIV and AIDS Module 2: Overview of HIV Prevention in Mothers, Infants and Young Children Module 3: Specific Interventions to Prevent MTCT Module 4: Infant Feeding in the Context of HIV Infection Module 5: Stigma and Discrimination Associated with HIV
Malawi PMTCT Training Package8 Content (continued) Module 6: Testing and Counselling Module 7: Comprehensive Care & Support for Mothers and Families with HIV Infection Module 8: Referral for Treatment, Care and Support Services Module 9: Safety and Supportive Care in the Work Setting Module 10: Management of PMTCT Services Practical Attachment Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Glossary
Malawi PMTCT Training Package9 Responsibilities of PMTCT Healthcare Workers Provide core PMTCT services such as HIV testing and counselling, ARV prophylaxis/referrals for ARV therapy, infant feeding counselling. Facilitate the reduction of HIV-related stigma and discrimination. Provide comprehensive and appropriate care and support for HIV-infected and affected women and children. Establish community-based linkages among individuals and health facilities, communities, and other agencies for continued care of clients with HIV. Implement PMTCT programme logistics, monitoring and evaluation.
Malawi PMTCT Training Package10 Introduction Exercise 1 Exploring the concerns of providers of HIV care
Malawi PMTCT Training Package11 Introduction Exercise 2 Determining the norms and ground rules for the course
Malawi PMTCT Training Package12 Pre-Test Anonymous Conducted before and after the course Make up a 3-digit number, remember it, and use it again at post-test