HIV CONNECT
An online self-paced course on HIV for Primary Care Physicians in Malaysia.
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HIV CONNECT

An online self-paced course on HIV for Primary Care Physicians in Malaysia.

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About HIV CONNECT

HIV Connect introduces Primary Care Physicians to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) using a self-paced modular approach.

Through short, illustrated lectures designed and presented by Malaysia’s leading specialists in Infectious Diseases, you will gain access to CME lectures that present balanced, timely, scientifically rigorous, and clinically relevant information about HIV disease management.

HIV Connect strives to facilitate the care of HIV patients.

The Courses

Section A:
Primer on HIV

Epidemiology and Natural History of HIV
First Steps after Diagnosis
Principles of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)

Speakers

Dr. X
Dr. Y
Dr. Z
Enrol

Section B:
Prevention of HIV

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

Speakers

Dr. X
Dr. Y
Dr. Z
Enrol

Section C:
Sexually Transmitted Infections
(STIs)

Sexual History Taking & STIs Testing
Urethritis, Cervicitis, and Epididymo – Orchitis
Genital Ulcers
Vaginal Discharge

Speakers

Dr. X
Dr. Y
Dr. Z
Enrol

Benefits

Be at the forefront of HIV care in Malaysia. Stay updated on the latest HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care options.

Provide long-term care for patients with HIV within your own clinical practice.

Prescribe and dispense pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to patients at high risk for HIV.

Get the latest management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Upon completion you will gain certificate & CPD points.

Community Partnership with Malaysian AIDS Council and Malaysian AIDS Foundation.

Speakers

Dr. Suresh Kumar Chidambaram

Infectious Diseases Consultant Hospital Sungai Buloh

Dr. Rosnida Mohd Noh

Infectious Diseases Physician & Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine Universiti Teknologi MARA

Dr. Khairil Erwan Khalid

Infectious Diseases Physician Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Dr. Sheela Bai Pannir Selvam

Family Medicine Specialist Klinik Kesihatan Cheras

Dr. Andrew Yap Hoong Yee

General Practitioner The Red Clinic

Frequently Asked Question

Any registered medical practitioner in Malaysia with a valid MMC number (Provisional or Full) can register for this free course. This includes Medical Graduates and House Officers (HO) as well.

You can find your MMC number at http://mmc.gov.my/index.php/medical-register

You will be able to access all materials on this platform till June 2020.

No, there is no fixed time frame to complete the course. However, learners are advised to complete the course as soon as possible to receive your certificate and gain free access to the upcoming HIV conference.

Instantly. Once you enroll for the course via hivconnect.mashm.net, you will have access to all videos, quizzes, and resources. However, you will need to verify your account by responding to our enrollment email within 5 working days. Failure to verify your account will result in your account being blocked and all your progress will be lost.

This self-paced online course for Primary Care Physicians is conducted via an online learning platform. Learners are required to enrol into a module, watch the lecture video, and proceed on to taking the quiz.

Yes. this course is free of charge.

No. If you are not in the MMC registry (http://mmc.gov.my/index.php/medical-register), you are not eligible for this course.

Yes, you will be awarded CPD points upon completion of the course. You will gain 1 CPD point for the completion of each module. Therefore, since there are 9 modules, you stand to gain a maximum of 9 CPD points.

There are 9 modules.

Section A :
a) Epidemiology and Natural History of HIV
b) First Steps after Diagnosis.
c) Principles of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)

Section B :
a) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. (PrEP)
b) Post-Exposure Prophylaxis. (PEP)

Section C :
a) Sexual History Taking and STIs Testing
b) Urethritis, Cervicitis, and Epididymo-Orchitis
c) Genital Ulcers
d) Vaginal Discharge

Yes, there will be an e-certificate emailed to you once you passed a quiz at the end of each module.

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In Collaboration With

Contact

FARIZA
hivconnect@mac.org.my | 03.40474312