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340.744.01 ADVANCED TOPICS ON CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF HIV/AIDS

Department: Epidemiology
Term: 2nd term
Credits: 4 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Focuses on directed readings and discussion on the science and pathogenesis of HIV/AIDS. Covers dynamics of the HIV epidemic in the populated world, difficulties and contrasts between clinical management of HIV/AIDS in developed and developing countries, prevention and control modalities against HIV/AIDS, and predicting patterns of future growth of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with special reference to global economic impact of HIV vaccine and eradication issues of HIV/AIDS.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
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: class participation, paper
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 1:30 - 3:20
  • Wednesday 1:30 - 3:20
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 75
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

340.646

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail