380.762.81 HIV INFECTION IN WOMEN, CHILDREN, AND ADOLESCENTS
- Population, Family and Reproductive Health
- 4th term
- 4 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.
Presents the epidemiology of AIDS and HIV infection, risk factors, and social context for women, children, and adolescents, demonstrating how the epidemic in these three populations are linked biologically, epidemically, socially, and politically. Discusses prevention issues, the theoretical bases of prevention programs, and programatic and policy issues. Emphasizes the epidemiological and behavioral factors that have shaped the current epidemic of HIV infection. Expert guest speakers present their work.
- Learning Objectives:
- demonstrate discuss of distribution and determinants of HIV/AIDS infection among pediatric, adolescent, and female populations
- discuss issues in the clinical practice of HIV/AIDS medicine among pediatric, adolescent, and female populations
- describe issues unique to HIV-infected females such as childbearing, breastfeeding, and domestic violence
- Methods of Assessment:
Live chats, final paper
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required