Unit 3: Comprehensive Approach to the Management of TB/HIV Co-Infection: HIV Curriculum

Clinicians are trained to:
• Explain why TB is such a serious disease for HIV-positive patients.
• Apply the human rights approach to comprehensive TB/HIV care in practice.
• Manage suspected TB in ambulatory HIV-positive patients who do not have danger signs.
• Manage suspected TB in seriously ill HIV-positive patients.
• Educate patients about important aspects of TB care.
• Practice good TB infection control in the health center.
• Identify the basic principles of extrapulmonary TB.
• Identify the basic principles of drug-resistant TB.

This unit contains approximately 11 ½ hours of training sessions.

Publication Name
Facilitator Manual
Facilitator Manual: contains all of the information needed to carry out the training, including preparation and material lists, step-by-step instructions for leading training sessions, pre- and post-tests, and all content from the Participant Handbook.
Publication Name
Participant Handbook
Participant Handbook: contains all of the content that participants are trained on (text and illustrations) and also any case studies, scenarios, small group discussion questions, or role plays needed for training sessions. Participants use the handbook during training sessions and afterwards for review.