University of Malawi–Kamuzu College of Nursing

University of Malawi–Kamuzu College of Nursing



Project Summary

Enhancing HIV Education through Interprofessional Trainings (ENHEIT) project is a Capacity Building Program within multi discipline platform for strengthening Inter-professional Education for HIV. The participating institutions comprise Kamuzu College of Nursing, Malawi University of Science ant Technology, Malamulo College of Health Sciences, Kamuzu Central Hospital and Machinga District Hospital. The project shall use the new training modules from AFREhealth to advance level 2 funding grant where nineteen Faculty, eighty prelicensure and forty newly qualified health care professionals shall be trained in HIV. This project is in line with the MEPI& NEPI overall goal of improving populations health by fostering individuals, institutions and networks to expand, enhance and sustain the health care workers workforce through strengthening quality and capacity among the interprofessional groups, production of clinically competent graduates and increasing the number of competent multidisciplinary team. Quality improvement strategy shall be developed to guide the evaluation of acquired competences among this multidisciplinary team with the sole purpose of facilitating monitoring and evaluation of HIV care based on national guidelines. Follow up of the training sessions to assess retention of knowledge shall be done after two to three months post training. However, an evaluation plan has been put in place to measure the effectiveness of the planned activities utilizing the Kirkpatrick four levels of evaluation framework. Thus, a satisfaction questionnaire shall assess the participants reaction to the STRIPE training sessions in terms of topics covered, quality of materials, how they were presented, length of sessions and quality of facilitators. Assessing of learning, behaviour and results shall also be part of the evaluation elements.

Team

  • Evelyn Chilemba PhD
  • Dianna Jere PhD
  • Gama Bandawe PhD