Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
Distribution Requirement(s) Status:
Required for ATA degree
Equivalencies At Other Institutions
Other Institution Equivalencies Table
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
Identify risk factors for HIV/AIDS in client/patient populations.
Become informed of recognition and control of exposure to HIV and other pathogens.
Develop skills to discuss these issues with clients and to assess the complications they pose, if any, to treatment for other conditions, especially chemical dependency.
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.
9. Scientific Literacy
Understanding scientific principles, and analyzing and applying scientific information in a variety of contexts.
Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
9.3 Analyze, apply, and communicate scientific concepts and principles in context (for example, in
technological, personal, and/or professional situations).
Education in prevention, transmission and treatment of AIDs and blood-borne pathogens.
Etiology and epidemiology.
Testing and counseling.
Infectious control guidelines.
Clinical manifestations and treatment.
Legal and ethical issues to include confidentiality and psychosocial issues in special populations.