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380.762.01 HIV Infection in Women, Children, and Adolescents


Population, Family and Reproductive Health
4th term
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  3:30 - 5:20pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:

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:

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

  1. Demonstrate discuss of distribution and determinants of HIV/AIDS infection among pediatric, adolescent, and female populations
  2. Discuss issues in the clinical practice of HIV/AIDS medicine among pediatric, adolescent, and female populations
  3. 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.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required