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 Course Title:   AIDS Prevention Seminar

 Title Abbreviation:   AIDS PREVENTION SEMINAR

 Department:    AHE

 Course #:    140

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    510801

 EPC:    381

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Meets the seven-hour requirement for AIDS Prevention Training for health care professionals.

 Prerequisite  

None

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 Supplementary Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify techniques to safely work in potentially infectious environments.
  2. Identify risk factors for HIV/AIDS in client/patient populations.
  3. Become informed regarding recognition and control of exposure to HIV and other pathogens.
  4. Develop skills to discuss these issues with clients and to assess the complications they may pose, if any, to treatment for other conditions.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.3 Understand the historically and socially constructed nature of—and the meanings attributed to—human differences.

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.