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The NIMART Training Program – is a Basic HIV Clinical Management Acceleration Program that tackles the fundamentals of HIV management — prevention, diagnosis, referral and linkages to care, treatment initiation, monitoring and treatment success.


The program is designed for professional nurses who would like to enhance their knowledge and clinical skills in HIV care. With a focus on immediate application, participants will work on a series of clinical case studies, 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.

The following modules are covered: 


- Overview of HIV in SA and the 90-90-90 Targets 

- HIV Counselling and testing

- HIV Prevention and Pre Exposure Prophylaxis 

- Clinical Presentation and WHO staging 

- Opportunistic Infections Prophylaxis Therapies 

- The HIV Lifecycle and ART Mechanisms 

- Introduction to ART and Drug Classification 

- Principles of ART Therapy & Safe Initiation Process 

- Formulating a 1st line ART regimen 

- Paediatric Regimens, Dosing and Formulations 

- Monitoring Patients on ART and Treatment Failure 

- Management of Common ART Side Effects 

- Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission 

- Basics of TB Management 


Who should attend 

The course is aimed for Registered and Professional Nurses who wish to improve and update their knowledge and clinical skills on HIV Management. 


Course Design 

The course is offered via eLearning using lectures, videos, exercises, tests and case studies.



Self-paced: 6 weeks to complete the course.



The course is accredited for 30 Clinical Points 



Participants are continually assessed through knowledge tests, exercises, application via case studies. 


Contact us 


Call/WhatsApp: 061 540 7952

NIMART: Nurse Initiated Management of Antiretroviral Therapy

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