Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine: Vol 17 (2016): Activity 1

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: 31/12/2019
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 2.9/4

With the increase of data that has been generated in HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) clinical research, the focus of this paper is to discuss new Southern African Guidelines regarding the safe use of PrEP in several at risk populations.

Keywords: pre-exposure prophylaxis in persons at risk of acquiring HIV-1 infection, revised Southern African guidelines on the safe use of PrEp 2016

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Editor's comments:
This article provides the latest guidelines for the safe and the currently most effective use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis. It includes the development of PrEP, recommendations and indications in various populations and the monitoring and care of users.

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

  1. What HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) actually is.
  2. The current indications for its use.
  3. The steps for selection of appropriate users.
  4. Monitoring and maintenance guidance of PrEP users.

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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