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Oral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV Infection – eLearning Tool for Clinicians

Course Description and Audience

This eLearning course is for practicing health professionals around the globe who currently have a client population at high-risk for contracting HIV and provide or will provide Oral PrEP or Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP). The course has four interactive lessons and begins with identifying suitable candidates for Oral PrEP use. It then continues with initiating Oral PrEP in a client and special situations you may encounter. It concludes with key counseling strategies, including minimization of PrEP stigma.

The course features a series of rich-media, interactive modules that incorporate mini lectures, knowledge checks, and a pre- and post-test. The course will also include resources, a glossary, and narration transcripts. The WHO Oral PrEP Implementation Tool App should be used as a supplementary resource to this course. It contains a Creatinine Clearance Calculator that aids in calculating an individual’s creatinine clearance as part of determining their eligibility for PrEP.

Course Terminal Objective

After completing the eLearning course, you should be able to:

  • Manage Oral PrEP services in accordance with information in the WHO Implementation Tool for Oral PrEP.

Course Length

4 hours.


  • Lesson 1: Identifying Suitable Candidates for Oral PrEP Use
  • Lesson 2: Initiating Oral PrEP in a Client
  • Lesson 3: PrEP Special Situations
  • Lesson 4: PrEP Counselling and Messaging Consideration

How to Access the Course

The course has open access, all you have to do is self-enroll in the VCPH and in this specific course.

The course is available through the following link:




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