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Unit 4: Prevent the Transmission of and Reduce Morbidity and Mortality Due to HIV and Other STIs

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At the end of the unit, learners will be able to:

  • explain what safe and rational use of blood transfusion is and how to make it available;
  • describe what standard precautions are, why they are important, and how to ensure they are used;
  • explain the importance of ensuring the availability of free, lubricated condoms;
  • explain the importance of continuing antiretrovirals and providing co-trimoxazole prophylaxis for opportunistic infections;
  • identify people who should receive post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP); and
  • describe the syndromic management of STIs.

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