Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • Define and use correctly all of the key terms printed in bold.
  • Explain the factors affecting adherence and their importance in maintaining adherence to HIV treatment.
  • Describe optimal adherence to HIV treatment and its goal.
  • Explain the consequences of poor adherence to HIV therapy and its association with drug resistance.
  • Assess the adherence status of PLHIV and advise them on how to improve it.
  • Describe the adherence support mechanisms that cover specific needs of patients on HIV therapy.
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