Learning Outcomes for Study Session 28

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

28.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 28.1)

28.2  Describe the key differences in diagnosis of HIV status and chronic HIV care between adults and children. (SAQs 28.1 and 28.2)

28.3  Explain when to refer HIV-exposed infants born to HIV-positive mothers for early diagnosis. (SAQ 28.3)

28.4  Describe the nutritional and psychosocial needs of children with HIV. (SAQ 28.3)

Study Session 28  HIV in Children

28.1  Critical issues in HIV infection and progression to AIDS in children