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HO 110
HIV/AIDS Education


Credits: .7
Clock Hours per Quarter: 7

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:7


Description
HIV/Aids Education provides the healthcare professional with mandatory instruction involving information/knowledge associated with HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, tuberculosis, and related diseases. The seven-hour course presents the six state-required topics of etiology and epidemiology, transmission and infection control, testing and counseling, clinical manifestations and treatment, legal and ethical issues, and psychosocial issues. Students completing this class will receive a certificate documenting the mandatory training.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss incidence, prevalence, and trends of AIDS cases as seen from a county, state, national, and global perspective.
  • Describe modes of transmission and conditions for infection of the HIV virus, TB, and Hepatitis.
  • Identify main components of infection control practice and policies.
  • Describe the HIV antibody testing and test results.
  • Discuss the natural stages of HIV infection.
  • List and discuss the diseases and infections associated with HIV infection.
  • Describe the current treatment for HIV infection.
  • Recognize the psychosocial issues associated with HIV/AIDS.
  • Identify legal and ethical concerns associated with AIDS.
  • Review TB and the HIV/TB connection.
  • List and discuss the different types of Hepatitis.

  • Course Topics
  • Etiology and epidemiology of HIV
  • Transmission and infection control
  • Testing and counseling
  • Clinical manifestations and treatment
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Psychosocial issues

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HO 110
    Fall 2014
    6949
    Donna Malcom


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.