Trends in task shifting in HIV treatment in Africa: Effectiveness, challenges and acceptability to the health professions

Cost
: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
Rating
: 2.8/4

The aim of this review was to appraise current trends in task shifting related to HIV treatment programmes in order to evaluate evidence related to the effectiveness of this strategy in addressing human resource constraints and improving patient outcomes, challenges identified in practice and the acceptability of this strategy to the health professions.

Keywords: Task shifting, health professions, HIV treatment

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this module is to provide an overview of the current trends in task shifting.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. The effectiveness of task shifting in addressing human resource constraints and improving patient outcomes.
  2. Current task shifting challenges in practice.
  3. Acceptability of task shifting to the health professions.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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