Diagnosis, Care, and Management of Persons with HIV/AIDS

Venue: Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 04, 2010 End Date/Time: Jan 06, 2010
Registration Date: Dec 30, 2009
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Description

This three-day course provides participants with evidence-based clinical management strategies and prevention techniques for HIV and HIV/AIDS within the United States.

The "state of the science" of HIV/AIDS and its biology, epidemiology, and impact will be presented and discussed. Course content also includes diagnostic testing, strategies for prevention and management of opportunistic infections, and chronic health conditions and comorbidities resulting from HIV and its treatment. Antimicrobial prophylaxis and other prevention techniques and risk-reduction interventions will be discussed.

Panel presentations and case studies from inpatient, outpatient, community-based organizations, and correctional populations will be used to integrate clinical decision making skills into actual HIV/AIDS cases.

Venue

525 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
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Additional Information

Course may be taken for Academic (2-credit elective, 3-credit elective with global health component) or Continuing Education Credit. Students taking this course for Academic credit have the option to complete two additional days (one additional credit) to learn about the global impact of HIV/AIDS and its management in under resourced settings.