By the end of this unit, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the stages of HIV replication using the mnemonic AFRITAB
  • Communicate how the HIV life cycle works, how HIV enters the CD4 cell, replicates, and damages the immune system
  • Identify the different classes of antiretroviral medications used for treatment of HIV
  • Practice identifying antiretroviral medications by brand name, generic name, and abbreviation
  • Demonstrate where each antiretroviral medication works to interrupt HIV replication


Lesson plan and handouts (PDF)

PowerPoint slides (PPT)