STD Facts & Fallacies: HIV
 Course ID: 1040280
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
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 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: F2F HIV
Course Description:

STD Facts & Fallacies: HIV

This course has been designed for health professionals who interact with client populations at risk for HIV/STDs including Risk Reduction Specialists (RRS), Community Health Workers, Case Managers, Substance Abuse Counselors and Disease Intervention Specialists. 

This module will address the following topic areas for HIV:

  • Epidemiology
  • Pathogenesis
  • Modes of Transmission
  • Clinical Manifestations
  • Consequences of Untreated Infection
  • Partner Management
  • Preventing Invection
  • Methods of Diagnosis
  • CDC Treatment Guidelines
  • CDC Recommendations for Testing

At the end of this Module the learner will be able to:

    • Define HIV and AIDS.
    • Describe the role the immune system plays in our bodies and in HIV infection.
    • Define HIV incidence vs. HIV prevalence.
    • List the body fluids known to transmit HIV.
    • List the ways HIV can and cannot be transmitted.
    • Describe several methods of prevention.
    • List the four distinct stages of HIV infection.
    • Describe the link between STDs and HIV and any implications.
    • Define OPT-OUT HIV testing.
    • Describe the CDC recommendations for HIV testing.
    • List the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
    This course will take approximately 60-90 minutes to complete.

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    This course contains information of a sexual nature and includes graphic photographs.



    NOTE: If you require a special accommodation, please contact the course provider.
    Subject Area(s):
    General Public Health
    Infectious Diseases / Immunizations
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    HIV/AIDS
    Audience(s):
    Social Workers
    Substance Abuse Professionals
    Communicable Disease Staff
    General Public Health Staff
    Public Health
    Case Manager
    Background/Role(s): None
    Course Language(s):
    English
    Course Level: Introductory
    Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
    Registration Restrictions:
    Sponsor: DSHS HIV/STD Public Health Follow-up
    Accreditations: none
    Special Notes:
    Course Contacts
    Name: Anita Swayze
    Phone: 512-533-3016
    email: anita.swayze@dshs.state.tx.us
    URL:
    Name: Jen Jackson
    Phone: 512-533-3089
    email: jenifer.jackson@dshs.state.tx.us
    URL:
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