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:
- 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:
This course will take approximately 60-90 minutes to complete.
- 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
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This course contains information of a sexual nature and includes graphic photographs.
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