7 Hour HIV/AIDS: Part 1

2 Hours
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Discusses basic etimology and epidemiology of HIV, transmission and infection control in more detail than the 2 hour course. Designed for most licensed healthcare providers.

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7 Hour HIV/AIDS: Part 1

1st and 2nd Hour

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: Background, History, Mechanisms, Progression, Statistics

    1. Background

    2. History

    3. Mechanisms

    4. Progression

    5. Statistics

  1. Transmission: Source, Vehicle, Target

    1. Source

    2. Vehicle

    3. Target

  2. Risk Reduction

    1. Sexual Practices

    2. Drug Abuse

    3. Other

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Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the 4 stages of HIV infection
  • Describe the basic mechanism by which HIV attacks the body
  • List 3 ways in which HIV is most commonly spread and 3 ways in which it is not spread.
  • Name at least 5 measures one can take to reduce the risk of HIV.
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