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 Course Title:   HIV/AIDS & Bld Pathogen Trng for Chem Depend Prof

 Title Abbreviation:   HIV/AIDS ED FOR CD

 Department:    HSERV

 Course #:    171

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    511508

 EPC:    424

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

Covers HIV/AIDS and includes Brief Risk Intervention (BRI) segment. Satisfies the Washington State Department of Health requirement for those applying to become Chemical Dependency Professionals (CDP).



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify risk factors for HIV/AIDS in client/patient populations.
  2. Become informed of recognition and control of exposure to HIV and other pathogens.
  3. 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

Definition: 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).

Course Contents

  1. Education in prevention, transmission and treatment of AIDs and blood-borne pathogens.
  2. Etiology and epidemiology.
  3. Testing and counseling.
  4. Infectious control guidelines.
  5. Clinical manifestations and treatment.
  6. Legal and ethical issues to include confidentiality and psychosocial issues in special populations.