Practice Level: Intermediate
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.
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- 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.
- The Clinical Stages of HIV Infection
- HIV and other STD’s
- Social and Cultural Issues
Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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