HIV Awareness

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our HIV Awareness online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to HIV Awareness online training module:

1. Introduction to HIV:
• Definition and basic facts about HIV.
• Modes of transmission and prevention strategies.
• Current epidemiology and prevalence rates in the UK.

2. Testing and Diagnosis:
• Different types of HIV tests available.
• Indications and guidelines for HIV testing.
• Interpretation of test results and implications.

3. Clinical Management:
• Stages of HIV infection and progression.
• Antiretroviral therapy (ART) and its importance.
• Monitoring and managing HIV-related complications.
• Adherence to treatment and patient education.

4. Patient Care and Support:
• Addressing the psychosocial aspects of HIV.
• Confidentiality, stigma, and discrimination.

5. Prevention and Harm Reduction:
• Promoting safer sex practices and condom use.
• Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and its availability.
• Harm reduction strategies for people who inject drugs.
• Mother-to-child transmission prevention.

6. Legal and Ethical Considerations:
• UK legislation and guidelines related to HIV.
• Duty of care, consent, and confidentiality.
• Disclosure and partner notification requirements.
• Reporting obligations and safeguarding considerations.

7. Community Resources and Support:
• Referral pathways to specialist HIV services.

8. Updates and Emerging Issues:
• Current research and developments in HIV treatment and prevention.
• Implications of COVID-19 on HIV care and management.

The learning outcomes are:

1. Understanding the fundamental concepts of HIV, including its definition, transmission modes, and prevention strategies.
2. Familiarity with the different types of HIV tests available and the guidelines for testing and diagnosis.
3. Knowledge of the stages of HIV infection, the importance of antiretroviral therapy (ART), and strategies for managing HIV-related complications.
4. Awareness of the psychosocial aspects of HIV, including confidentiality, stigma, and discrimination, and the ability to communicate effectively with HIV-positive patients.
5. Understanding prevention methods such as safer sex practices, condom use, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and harm reduction strategies for people who inject drugs.
6. Knowledge of legal and ethical considerations related to HIV, including UK legislation, duty of care, consent, confidentiality, disclosure, and reporting obligations.
7. Familiarity with available community resources and support services for HIV-positive individuals.
8. Awareness of updates and emerging issues in HIV care and prevention, including new research, interventions, and the impact of COVID-19.
9. The ability to apply knowledge through case studies and interactive learning exercises.
10. Access to a range of resources and references for ongoing learning and professional development in the field of HIV.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in HIV Awareness online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.