Who is this class for: This course is for individuals who are interested in gaining a basic understanding about pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention (PrEP). The Patient lessons are intended for persons considering PrEP for themselves, those already on PrEP as well as their friends, allies and advocates. Healthcare providers interested in patient—level PrEP education should also consider this track. Content is presented to reach a broad audience and prior medical knowledge is not necessary. The Provider lessons are intended for any healthcare worker, from peer navigators, social workers, and case managers to primary care providers and other prescribers interested in real-world implementation in the clinical setting. Persons who do not work in healthcare but are committed to acquiring an in-depth knowledge about PrEP should consider this track as well. A basic understanding of healthcare systems and health-related terms is desirable but not necessary.

Created by:  Johns Hopkins University

Commitment6 weeks
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 17 ratings

This was an excellent class. Being able to see on both sides of the PrEP discussion and treatment plan is beneficial for all. It's very important to understand the topic from both sides as the preventative and therapeutic treatments are still fairly new to both patients and providers. It's important that we all understand that there are new ways out there to prevent and treat the proliferation of newly acquired HIV cases. With both provider and patient understanding the resources available to them, and how to access these treatments, we can hopefully begin to end the

Was a really good course to understand PrEP better.

Extremely interesting for those looking to work in HIV related fields.

much needed information for patient and provider preparation for PrEP