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HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview

Author: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Course Created: 2007

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
3.4 out of 4.0, Based on: 22 reviews

Course Summary

This course provides an overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Topics covered includes transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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 To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Overview
  • Transmission
  • Symptoms
  • What is AIDS
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Prevention
  • Research

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how HIV is spread.
  • Identify the cells most impacted by HIV infection.
  • Explain HAART therapy.


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