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Session 1: Occupational exposures to HIV: Prevention and PEP

At the end of this presentation, each trainee can understand:


•the risk of transmission of HIV, HBV and HCV after a single percutaneous exposure.

•the one handed or “scoop” technique of recapping needles

•the way to wash a wound in the event of a needle stick to possibly HIV infected blood or fluids.

•the indications for using PEP.

•PEP regimens in Vietnam

•5 steps to prevent TB transmission in HIV care settings