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Module Description


The goal of this session is to prepare learners on how to test for HIV and maintain confidentiality in an adult who cannot give consent due altered mental status or mental illness.



By the end of the module, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the guiding principles of HIV testing
  • Understand the procedure for testing an adult for HIV infection who cannot consent to the test due to psychiatric or neurologic impairment.
  • Demonstrate how to inform patients of their HIV status after recovery from the acute event.
  • Understand how to link patient to HIV care services.

Optimizing Team-Based Care to Achieve High Quality HIV Care

Central to this module is for learners to consider how they can optimize team-based approach to deliver high quality HIV care. Learners should consider how the case will enable them to gain greater competency in the following domains:

  • Values and ethics: Work with individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values.
  • Roles/responsibilities: Use the knowledge of one’s own role and those of other professions to appropriately assess and address the health care needs of patients and to promote and advance the health of populations.
  • Interprofessional Communication: Communicate with patients, families, communities, and professionals in health and other fields in a responsive and responsible manner that supports a team approach to the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease.
  • Teams and Teamwork: Apply the values and principles of team dynamics to build relationships and perform effectively in different team roles to plan, deliver and evaluate person-centered care and population health programs and policies that are safe, timely, efficient, effective and equitable.
People with HIV
Interprofessional Education
Undetectable or Untransmittable
Provider Initiated Testing and Counselling