Mon, Oct 02|
Western Cape, South Africa
NIMART Workshop, Cape Town.
The Nurse Initiation and Management of Antiretroviral Treatment (NIMART) Program is a Basic HIV Clinical Management course that tackles the fundamentals of HIV management — prevention, diagnosis, linkages to care, treatment initiation, monitoring and treatment success. 30 CPDs are allocated.
Time & Location
Oct 02, 8:00 AM GMT+2 – Oct 06, 8:00 AM GMT+2
Western Cape, South Africa
About the event
The program is designed for professional nurses who would like to enhance their knowledge and clinical skills in HIV care. However, Clinical Associates, Pharmacists, Allied Healthcare Workers and Medical Officers can also benefit from the program. The HIV Clinical Management Acceleration Program (Blended Learning) enables participants to accelerate their impact through an intensive learning journey, which will lead to more prepared clinicians and improved competency in HIV clinical management.
Participants will also go through HIV clinical competency assessments to determine gaps and for monitoring progress. With a focus on immediate application, participants will work on a series of clinical case studies, individual and team assignments, on-site mentorship visits, cases, self-assessments, and group discussions and apply learnings immediately to their unique contexts. Participants will also be part of a powerful learning community comprised of a diverse group of fellow participants from a broad range of clinical disciplines, functions, experiences, and geographies.
What is NIMART? NIMART involves nurse-initiation of patients onto ART, re-prescription for patients stable on ART, and appropriate referral to physicians as needed.
What Does the NIMART course cover? Important aspects of counselling will be covered. PICT and counselling of specialised groups. The course will cover epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of TB. Participants will gain theoretical knowledge in managing adverse drug reactions and shared side effects with ARVs. Syndromic management of STIs and how this can be used as an entry point to HCT.The epidemiology of HIV, staging, diagnosis, ARV treatment, management of opportunistic infections and other topics.
How Is The NIMART Training Done? AQuaH Training School offers both online and contact class versions of the course. The online course is self-paced and students are given a maximum of 6 weeks to complete the course. Students can start as soon as they have registered and paid via our website.
Where Can A NIMART Nurse Work? Professional nurses who have completed the NIMART course can be employed in hospitals, NGO's and clinics across South Africa. AQuaH Training school has a quarterly newsletter that highights new job openings for healthcare professionals
Professional Nurses, Pharmacists, Clinical Associates and Medical Officers
Call/WhatsApp: 061 540 7952
The course fees include facilitation, training manuals, assessments, venue hire, meals and certification. The course fees exclude travel and accommodation costs.