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HIV/AIDS: A Comprehensive Review

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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No book to buy Duration: 7 hours
3.6 out of 4.0, Based on: 3,774 reviews

Course Summary

HIV is a disease that affects over forty million people worldwide and one million people in the United States. During the early stages of infection, individuals can live symptom free. Progression of the disease varies by patient and can be impacted by a variety of factors. Healthcare providers must understand the signs and symptoms of infection, as well as the various stages of HIV infection. This course provides a comprehensive overview of HIV/AIDS.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • Origin
  • History
  • Epidemiology
  • HIV
  • AIDS
  • Transmission
  • Prevention
  • Diagnosis
  • The Clinical Stages of HIV Infection
  • Treatment
  • HIV and other STD's
  • Social and Cultural Issues

Learning Objectives

  • List the different stages of HIV infection.
  • Describe the methods of transmission of HIV.
  • Explain the signs and symptoms of HIV infection.
  • Describe methods of HIV prevention for all risk groups.
  • Explain the difference between HIV and AIDS.

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