This course on HIV/Aids among Hispanics is based two publications by the CDC, (the) Centers for Disease Control. The publications can also be found on the CDC’s website. For convenience sake, the two articles have been combined into one article at the ce-classes.com website. The article describes the relationship between HIV/AIDS and Hispanics by reviewing the effects of HIV infection in Hispanics, by a discussion of risk factors and barriers to prevention and finally by providing strategies for the prevention of HIV infection for Hispanics at risk.
This continuing education course provides timely and accurate information regarding the relationship between HIV infection and Hispanics. This publication is an excellent article for health professionals, especially those who work with Hispanics at risk for possible HIV infection. It provides the practitioner with a great deal of much-needed information.
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, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to learn more about HIV and AIDS in Hispanics.
Author: Centers for Disease Control, Kaiser Family Foundation, compiled by T. DiDona
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with an overview of HIV and AIDS among Hispanics. Specifically a professional will:
- Recognize the effects of HIV infection in Hispanics.
- Recall risk factors and barriers to prevention.
- Identify strategies for the prevention of HIV infection for Hispanics at risk.
Citation: DiDona, T. (2018) HIV/AIDS among Hispanics, compiled from multiple sources including the Centers for Disease Control and the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Reviewed by TM DiDona, PhD 2018 and found to be current. Updated references include:
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