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SHORT COURSE IN HIVTESTING SERVICES (HTS) - TUTORIAL

ABOUT THIS COURSE

HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) is now referred to HIV

Testing Services to embrace a range of services that should

be provided together with HIV testing. Responding to HIV

and AIDS is one of the most important tasks in South Africa,

which is why the prevention of new HIV infections and

treatment and care of HIV-infected people are one of the

South African government’s top priorities.

It is critical to identify HIV infection in people before they

develop an AIDS defining disease. And if HIV positive, on-going

counselling becomes the mandatory cornerstone in the longterm

medical management of HIV/AIDS. Advanced – level

HIV/AIDS counselling and testing has become a healthcare

discipline. A healthcare provider C&T skill plays an integral and

continuous role in the HIV/ AIDS medical management team.


WHO SHOULD ENROL

All Healthcare Professionals and Lay Counsellors who need to

acquire knowledge on the management of this condition as a

matter of urgency.


COURSE DESIGN

This course is a classroom course and participants will receive a

comprehensive and user-friendly study guide developed by

experts in the field covering all the modules. Subject matter

experts will be the faculty of the course.


COURSE CONTENT

• Overview of HIV / AIDS Disease Process

• Overview of Counselling process and effective

communication skills

• Legal and ethical issues including testing in children

• Gender Mainstreaming and Sex and Sexuality

related to HIV

• Pre-test Counselling and the Testing process

• Post-test Counselling HIV+ result and Post-test Counselling

HIV- result

• Record Keeping and Reporting


ASSESSMENT

Participants are assessed through means of a multiple-choice

questionnaire.


ACCREDITATION

Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board

Guidelines for Health Care Professionals for 30 CEU’s on Level 1.


STUDY MATERIAL

Your study material will be handed to you on the first day of the

workshop.

Additional materials which would assist participants in

diagnosing and managing HIV related conditions will also be

provided. National guidelines will be distributed whenever

they are available.


CERTIFICATION

To qualify for the certificate of completion for this short course,

participants should fully attend the workshop and successfully

complete the assessment process.


COURSE FEE

R3 999 (Incl VAT) Course fees includes all study material,

assessments and certification.


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER https://www.foundation.co.za/course/391/short-course-inhiv-

testing-ser vices


Registered with the Department of Education as a Private Institution of Higher Education under the higher education act, 1997. Reg No. 2002/HE07/013


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Tel: 087 821 1109 / Fax: 086 550 3692

Email: nursing@foundation.co.za

FPD is a member of the SAMA Group

173 Mary Rd, The Willows

P.O. Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040

www.foundation.co.za


TUTORIAL DATE

16 - 18 March 2021

9 - 11 June 2021

26 - 28 June 2021


VENUE

Pretoria, Gauteng

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

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