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340.744.81 ADVANCED TOPICS ON CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF HIV/AIDS

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
Internet
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

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 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:

paper

Instructor Consent:

No consent required