HIV in Ageing: for Aged Care and Community Nurses

HIV in Ageing: for Aged Care and Community Nurses

ASHM Learning
Updated Jul 09, 2020

Directed at aged care and community nurses, this online learning module has been designed as an introduction to HIV, with a focus on the health challenges of HIV in ageing.  

This one-hour learning module includes 3 topic areas:

  1. Introduction to HIV
  2. Ageing with HIV
  3. The nurse’s role in HIV and ageing

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain how HIV can be transmitted and prevented, including the concept "undetectable = untransmittable”
  • Summarise the common comorbidities associated with living longer with HIV
  • Identify nursing interventions for promoting treatment adherence
  • Outline the role and responsibility of nurses in maintaining patient confidentiality and privacy

Target Audience: Registered and enrolled nurses working in aged care and community healthcare services and settings.

Endorsement: This module is endorsed by the Australasian Sexual Health and HIV Nurses Association (ASHHNA).