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340.659.11 ADVANCED ISSUES ON HIV/AIDS

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Mon 06/17/2013 - Fri 06/21/2013
    M Tu W Th F,  5:00 - 6:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Discusses the following topics at an advanced level: (1) Basic science and pathogenesis of HIV/AIDS, (2) Dynamics of the HIV epidemic in five continents, (3) Clinical management of HIV/AIDS in developed and developing countries, (4) Prevention and control modalities against HIV/AIDS, and (5) Future growth of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with special reference to global economic impact of HIV vaccine and eradication issues of HIV/AIDS.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. discuss and recommend solutions to HIV/AIDS pandemic world-wide and be conversant in economic and public health impact of HIV / AIDS in a variety of health systems settings
Methods of Assessment:
Short Paper
Instructor Consent:
No consent required
Special Comments:
Required attendance at two noon time lectures, dates to be announced in class