Remember! Be honest, direct and non-confrontational

by | Mar 5, 2021

Supporting pill-taking should be honest, direct and non-confrontational.

Steps to follow:

  1. Assess how pill taking is going for PrEP client
  2. Positively affirm client to support provider/client relationship
  3. Identify a motivator to support effective pill taking
  4. Provide PrEP education regarding effective use and effectiveness of PrEP
  5. Identify barriers to effective use
  6. Provide realistic strategies to address barriers
  7. Discuss use of other HIV prevention measures that are relevant to situation
  8. Ensure client leaves with realistic and achievable plan to increase or sustain use