Modules

The generic training materials below have been developed by the TRACE Initiative team to support the roll-out of HIV recency testing. They are intended to be downloaded, adapted, and utilized by stakeholders in various countries. For technical assistance in adapting the materials to suit specific context and needs, please visit Contact Us.


Modules and Objectives

Example Step-Down Training Agenda

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1. Overview

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2. HIV Testing Services

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3. Ethics and Consent

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4. Risk Factor Questionnaire

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5. RTRI Principle and Performance

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6. Sample Collection and Asante Step-Wise Procedure

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7. Specimen Collection, Handling, and Transport

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8. Recent Infection Testing Algorithm for Asante

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9. Returning of Recency Test Results

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10. Quality Assurance for RTRI

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11. Preparation of Plasma QC and Training Panels

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12. Lab Tools for RTRI

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13. Data Collection Tools and Forms

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14. Data Quality

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15. Data Management

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16. Data Use

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17. Confidentiality, Data Security, and Procedures for Protocol Violation or Adverse Event

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18. Site Supervision and Continuous Quality Improvement

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19. Practical Scenarios

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20. Preparation of DTS QC and Training Panels