Clinical Extensions of HIV

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Course Overview

This 80-minute eLearning provides an overview of the key components of HIV testing and provides a framework for monitoring people who are diagnosed or living with HIV. This eLearning builds on existing knowledge from the Clinical Foundations of HIV elearning. 

This course supports a shared care approach and is suitable for: 

  • Practitioners wanting to conduct HIV testing as part of their general or sexual health practice.  
  • Practitioners who want to be involved in the shared care of people with HIV and work in collaboration with a section 100 (s100) HIV prescriber.  
  • Practitioners wanting to become HIV prescribers who can prescribe antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. 

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of HIV virology.  
  • Recognise appropriate pre-HIV test discussions. 
  • Recall the various HIV diagnostic tests. 
  • Describe how to inform a patient of their HIV diagnosis. 
  • Recall pre-HIV treatment assessments and investigations.  
  • Describe how to continue monitoring a person with HIV throughout their life  

Prescriber HIV CPD: HIV s100 prescribers will receive 1 HIV CPD point for completing this eLearning.

RACGP CPD: This activity has been approved by RACGP (Activity ID: 661113) for the following hours and types: 
– Educational Activities (EA): 1 hours 
– Reviewing Performance (RP): 0.5 hours 

    Contact: Please email if you require assistance or have a clinical question you would like to raise with a medical educator.

    Important: Please use the latest version of Google Chrome browser and enable popups/active content while completing this course.

    Last updated: September 2023

    Funders: This activity has been developed with funding provided by QLD Health.  

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