Viral Load Counselling and Education Skills

Viral Load Education & Counseling

Introduction: Welcome to the Viral Load Education & Counseling course! This module will provide an overview of the course and review the requirements for successful completion.

Course Objectives: By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the basic principles of viral load monitoring and antiretroviral therapy (ART) resistance.
  2. Apply basic counseling skills to improve adherence among patients.
  3. Describe the enhanced adherence support model.
  4. Use the Viral Load Monitoring and Enhanced Adherence Counseling Flipchart to help patients understand their viral load results and maintain adherence.

Target Audiences: This course is designed for healthcare providers involved in HIV care and counseling. The target audiences include:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Counselors
  • Social workers
  • Other healthcare professionals involved in HIV care


  1. Module 1: Course Introduction
  2. Module 2: Principles of Viral Load Monitoring
  3. Module 3: Basics of ART Resistance and Treatment Failure
  4. Module 4: Supporting Behavior Change
  5. Module 5: How to Use the Adult Viral Load Flipchart
  6. Module 6: Counseling Adolescents Using the Viral Load Flipchart
  7. Module 7: Counseling Children and Caregivers Using the Viral Load Flipchart
  8. Final Quiz Covering Modules 1-7
  9. Course Feedback Survey

Course Format:

  • Self-paced online learning.
  • Recorded presentations and interactive exercises.
  • Viral load flipcharts available for download.
  • Multiple-choice quiz at the end of the course.
  • Course feedback survey to provide feedback on the learning experience.
  • Stable internet connection recommended. Offline access to recorded modules and transcripts available for unstable connections.

Certification: Certificates of completion will be provided upon successfully finishing the course. To receive the certificate, you must complete all modules and pass the final quiz.

Before You Begin: Before starting the course, please keep the following in mind:

  • This course is self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own speed.
  • Review the course requirements and create a study plan for completing each module.
  • Find a dedicated study space free from distractions.
  • If your internet connection is unstable, download the recorded modules or transcripts for offline use.

Embark on this journey to enhance your knowledge and skills in viral load monitoring and patient education. Start the course now and make a positive impact in supporting patients with HIV!

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