HIV & AIDS Among Women
This course on HIV & AIDS is based on a publication by the CDC, (the) Centers for Disease Control. The publication can also be found on the CDC’s website. This article describes the relationship between HIV/AIDS and Women by reviewing the effects of HIV infection in women, by a discussion of risk factors and barriers to prevention and finally by providing strategies for the prevention of HIV infection for women at risk.
This newly published document (2017), provides timely and accurate information regarding the relationship between HIV infection and women. This publication is an excellent article for health professionals, especially those who work with women at risk for possible HIV infection. It provides the practitioner with a great deal of much needed information. The course is targeted for beginning, intermediate and advanced practitioners. The course also includes an article regarding the persistence of the HIV epidemic among women in the US, addressing some of the unique concerns of women.
Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists and certified addictions counselors can benefit from this course. This course may also be helpful for other practitioners, such as midwives, dieticians and nutritionists who also need continuing education in the area of HIV and AIDS. This course is appropriate for beginning and intermediate level practitioners who need continuing education in the area of HIV and AIDS in women.
Author: Centers for Disease Control and Haley & Justman
Learning Objectives: This course will provide an overview of HIV/AIDS among Women. Specifically, a professional will:
- Recognize the effects of HIV infection in women.
- Recall risk factors and barriers to prevention in women.
- Identify strategies for the prevention of HIV infection for women at risk.
Citation: Centers for Disease Control (CDC) (2017). CDC Fact Sheet: HIV/AIDS Among Women. and Haley & Justman (2014), The HIV epidemic among women in the United States: A persistent puzzle. Journal of Women’s Health, (22)9.
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This course is Non Interactive .