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380.762.01 HIV INFECTION IN WOMEN, CHILDREN, AND ADOLESCENTS

Term: 4th term
Credits: 4 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:
Description:

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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
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: Student evaluation based on class participation and a take-home final, final paper, or class presentation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 3:30 - 5:20
  • Thursday 3:30 - 5:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail