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Clinical Pharmacy Training Manual for HIV Medicine

Overview: APIN, in collaboration with Northwestern University Center for Global Health, is pleased to present the Clinical Pharmacy Training Manual for HIV Medicine. Pharmacists play a key role in the provision of HIV prevention, care and treatment and as such, they must develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the use of medications for HIV and related diseases. The manual includes 17 chapters that address important topics in HIV medicine, including a detailed review of each antiretroviral drug class, as well as key issues on adherence, pharmaceutical care, management of co-infections, and special patient populations. At the end of each chapter are self-assessment questions meant to test the readers’ comprehension of the material presented within the chapter.

Click here to access a preview of the Clinical Pharmacy Training Manual for HIV Medicine.

Target Audience: Though developed and written for use by pharmacists providing care and treatment to HIV-infected persons, the manual provides a thorough overview of many topics related to HIV medicine and may be useful to other cadres of HIV healthcare providers.

Request a Copy: Contact APIN at pharmacy@apin.org.ng to request a soft (preferred) or hard copy of the manual. Please note that hard copies will only be available in special circumstances.

User Registration: In order for APIN to accurately monitor who is using the manual and therefore best tailor its future content to this audience, we request that every individual who plans to read some or all of the manual complete an online User Registration survey. This online registration will take fewer than 3 minutes to complete. Upon submitting the User Registration survey, you will receive a confirmation email that contains a password, which will allow you to access the PDF version of the manual. Click here to access the online User Registration survey. Click Here to Register

Evaluation: In order for APIN to evaluate the content of the manual and make improvements to future versions, we request that an evaluation survey be completed after completing each chapter. Each online chapter evaluations should take fewer than 5 minutes to complete. Click here for a directory of the APIN Clinical Pharmacy Training Manual evaluations.

Certificate of Completion: APIN will issue a Certificate of Completion to users who read and complete the self-assessment questions for all chapters in the manual. In order to receive the certificate, you must first submit an evaluation of each chapter. Click here for a directory of the APIN Clinical Pharmacy Training Manual evaluations.

Questions: For additional information, please contact Remi Olaitan, Head of Office – APIN Lagos State, at +234-803-3047-233, or rolaitan@apin.org.ng.

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