Communicable Diseases: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STI’s and TB

This course describes the historical background and general statistics of HIV/AIDS nationally and statewide. It describes HIV/AIDS methods of transmission, symptoms, and treatment options. Techniques for biomedical prevention and legal issues pertaining to HIV/AIDS are also identified. Furthermore, participants will be introduced to communicable diseases that are common for persons living with HIV/AIDS.

Educational Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the prevalence and incidence of HIV/AIDS in the United States and Mississippi.

  • Discuss how HIV/AIDS is transmitted, and the foundations of U=U.

  • Understand and demonstrate the ability to communicate basic factual information from a culturally sensitive and non-judgmental perspective.

  • Discuss the most recent developments of HIV/AIDS biomedical prevention methods.

  • Recognize common co-infections related to HIV, including TB and Hep C.

Available Continuing Education:

CHES-Certified Health Education Specialist

CPH-Certified Public Health

DMH-Addiction Therapist

DMH-Community Support Specialist

DMH-Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist

DMH-Mental Health Therapist

DMH-Licensed Administrator

MAAP-Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals

NBCC/LPC-National Board Certified Counselors

NAADAC

SW-Social Work

Presenter

Mauda Monger, Ph.D., MPH

Location

MSPHI

Date

May. 18, 2020

Time

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Presenter

Mauda Monger, Ph.D., MPH

Location

MSPHI