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HIV/AIDS Education

Course Number: HO 110
Credits: .7
Hours per Quarter: 7

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 Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Discuss incidence, prevalence, and trends of AIDS cases as seen from a county, state, national, and global perspective.
B. Describe modes of transmission and conditions for infection of the HIV virus, TB, and Hepatitis.
C. Identify main components of infection control practice and policies.
D. Describe the HIV antibody testing and test results.
E. Discuss the natural stages of HIV infection.
F. List and discuss the diseases and infections associated with HIV infection.
G. Describe the current treatment for HIV infection.
H. Recognize the psychosocial issues associated with HIV/AIDS.
I. Identify legal and ethical concerns associated with AIDS.
J. Review TB and the HIV/TB connection.
K. List and discuss the different types of Hepatitis.


Syllabi Listing
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
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)