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   Nursing Care of Patients withHIV/AIDSSession 1:Comprehensive Nursing Care ofPeople Living with HIV or AIDS  Objectives ã Upon completion of this session, you will be able to    – List the different areas that should be addressed incomprehensive HIV care  – Identify needs of persons with HIV across the continuum of careand discuss how to meet those needs  – Define the roles of nurses in comprehensive care  – Discuss the needs of caregivers and how to meet those needs  –  Apply the topics in exercises and role plays  HIV Care Overview (Slide 1) ã Before ART begins, care of the HIV-infected patientis focused on prophylaxis and management of OIs,ongoing prevention, and hospice or end-of-life care  – There is no cure for HIV/AIDS  –  As the immune system becomes increasingly compromised,symptomatic treatment becomes essential  – Palliative and end-of-life care can increase quality of life for patients and families  HIV Care Overview (Slide 2) ã When ART is widely available, HIV is a chronic,manageable disease ã Not all HIV-infected people are eligible for ART dueto disease stage, other infections, toxicity, and otherreasons
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