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HIV and AIDS CE Course

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You will need to purchase 1 unit for every hour of coursework.

You will receive a certificate of completion after passing the exam and purchasing the appropriate number of units.

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HIV and AIDS CE Course

HIV and AIDS CE Course Objectives and Outline:

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe at least one difference between HIV and AIDS.
  2. Discuss at least one cause of HIV and AIDS.
  3. Identify at least three relevant statistics and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS.
  4. Discuss the historical framework related to the development of HIV/AIDS.
  5. Describe the impact HIV/AIDS on culture.
  6. Identify at least two common stigmas associated with HIV/AIDS.
  7. Discuss the relationship between HIV/AIDS and mental health.
  8. Discuss the relationship between HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.
  9. Identify at least one characteristic, method of assessment, and treatment for people who live with HIV/AIDS.

In addition to the course objectives listed above, this course addresses the following content areas related to HIV and AIDS:

  • Counseling theory and practice
  • Social and Cultural Foundations
  • Assessment
  • Professional practice issues
  • Wellness and prevention

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction and Definitions
    1. Causes
    2. History
  2. Stigma
  3. Statistics and Epidemiology
  4. HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, and Counseling
  5. HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse
  6. HIV/AIDS and the Elderly
  7. Human Trafficking and HIV/AIDS
  8. Resources
  9. References

Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd

Author: Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT – SAMHSACDCWHO

Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT has been in practice for over 20 years (for more details on Nicole Hiltibran’s credentials view our Principals page).  She wrote and compiled the information contained in this course from documents produced by SAMHSA, the CDC, and WHO


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