Foundations Pre-Course
 Course ID: 1045921
 Format: Blended Learning Series (Compilation)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: DSHS General Certificate
Course Description:

Foundations Pre-Course

Foundations Pre-Course - This course is a required pre-requisite to attend the Foundations of HIV Counseling and Testing Course (FCT). This online course is self-paced and focuses on key skills and topics that will provide necessary background knowledge before attending the face-to-face course. Topics include:

  • History of the Intervention
  • Stages of Change
  • SMART Steps
  • Ethics and Confidentiality
  • Assertive Communication
  • The Protocol
  • Delivering Positive HCV Results (optional)

This course is designed for participants attending the Foundations of HIV Counseling and Testing (FCT) course. Completion of the Foundations Pre-Course is required at least 3 business days prior to the start of the FCT course. Completion of the course requires completion of all available units and the final survey. Persons who do not finish the available units of the Pre-Course risk not getting a certificate of completion for FCT. Participants completing the Pre-Course as a job requirement should print a certificate for their employee file. The course may take up to 4.5 hours to complete. There are five required units and one optional unit (Hep C Results). Participants should plan to spend up to 1.5 hours per unit.

Subject Area(s):
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Substance Abuse (Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs)
HIV/AIDS
Audience(s):
Social Workers
Substance Abuse Professionals
Communicable Disease Staff
General Public Health Staff
Healthcare
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Intermediate
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: TX DSHS - TB/HIV/STD Unit , HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch
Accreditations: none
Special Notes: Note: If you need special accommodation, please contact the course provider.
Course Contacts
Description:
Name: La'Toya Swan
Phone: 512-474-2166
email: lswan@cardeaservices.org
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User Reviews
 
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November 28, 2016
Excellent Training and Very Informative
 
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June 21, 2016
 
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February 18, 2016
Very thorough!
 
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January 22, 2016
 
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August 21, 2015
I found the module to be very helpful!!
 
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December 31, 2014
 
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July 18, 2014
 
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September 23, 2013
Very interactive and well designed.
 
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