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Use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) (E-Learning Module 11)

Participation is for BHIVA Members only. If you are not a member of BHIVA, please click here to find out more about Membership.

This module is based on the BHIVA/BASHH guidelines on the use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) 2018.

Objectives of the package and educational value to the user

Participants are expected to be familiar with or have read the BHIVA/BASHH guidelines on the use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) 2018. Upon completion of this activity, participants will have an improved understanding of the management of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with regard to:

  • The rationale and trial data supporting PrEP to reduce HIV transmission

  • Risk assessment for HIV acquisition in MSM, heterosexuals, transgender people, people who inject drugs (PWID), contacts and others

  • Baseline assessment prior to PrEP and contraindications to PrEP

  • Prescribing PrEP - daily and event-based regimes, safe starting, stopping and restarting, adherence issues and indications for PEP

  • Prescribing PrEP for MSM, heterosexuals, transgender people, people who inject drugs (PWID), contacts and others

  • PrEP – special considerations for women, young people and transgender people

  • Follow up and monitoring for people on PrEP

  • Buying generic PrEP


- It is expected that it should take each participant approximately 3 hours to study the guidelines and answer all 10 questions.
- There is a time limit of 2 hours to answer all questions once you have started.
- There is also a form for you to provide feedback at the end, which must be completed within this time.
- Once you have completed the feedback form, you will immediately be taken to a page showing your results.
- The pass rate is 65%.

In order to obtain RCP CPD accreditation for BHIVA e-learning modules, participants are now requested to access the RCP self-accreditation site and enter their CPD points (3 hours = 3 CPD points).

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Click here to download and study the guidelines

Click here to begin (2 hours to answer 10 Questions)