Learning Outcomes for Study Session 9

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

9.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 9.1 and 9.2)

9.2  Assess and classify infants and children for confirmed, suspected and possible HIV infection. (SAQs 9.1 and 9.2)

9.3  Provide the necessary initial treatment, advice and referral of HIV cases according to IMNCI guidelines. (SAQs 9.1 and 9.3)

9.4  Counsel the mother about HIV testing. (SAQ 9.3)

Study Session 9.  Assessment of HIV Infection in Infants and Children

9.1  Assess for HIV infection