Learning Outcomes for Study Session 24

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

24.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 24.1 and 24.3)

24.2  Explain the benefits and barriers of HIV testing. (SAQ 24.2)

24.3  Explain the different modes of HIV counselling and testing. (SAQ 24.3)

24.4  Describe how to recommend HIV testing, and give pre-test counselling, including maintaining confidentiality and obtaining informed consent. (SAQ 24.4)

24.5  Describe how to perform rapid HIV testing using three different test kits, and read and interpret the test results. (SAQ 24.5)

24.6  Explain how to deliver HIV test results and post-test counselling. (SAQ 24.4)

Study Session 24  Provider-Initiated HIV Testing and Counselling

24.1  Benefits and barriers of HIV testing