FP/RH for People Living with HIV

November 4, 2016

Purpose: This course will help you consider the benefits of integrating family planning (FP) services and counseling with HIV/AIDS services – and how that can be done. The course also covers contraceptive methods for people with HIV and discusses how HIV care providers can help their clients make family planning choices.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize how people in HIV care will benefit from the integration of FP services with HIV care
  • Identify the range of FP methods that are appropriate for people living with HIV
  • Explain the principles behind FP counseling
  • Understand how to help clients with HIV make informed decisions about their FP needs
  • Describe how FP services could be provided within the major categories of HIV services – care and treatment, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT),
    and HIV counseling and testing (HCT)
  • Identify systems that need to be in place to support the integration of FP with HIV/AIDS services

Time: Approximately 2 hours

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