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HIV and AIDS Counselling and Management
HIV and AIDS Counselling and Management - Online
Date:
03 May 2021
Price:
R 7000.00
Brief Description
The HIV and AIDS Counselling and Management short course provides you with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the challenging field of HIV and AIDS with the aim to intervene through appropriate counselling or therapy methods and health management. During the course, you will gain invaluable insights to various aspects of the counselling process, including basic facts about HIV and AIDS, pre- and post-test counselling, living positively with HIV, managing HIV and AIDS in the workplace, counselling those infected and affected in the long-term, caring for the caregiver, psychosocial and ethical issues, as well as terminal care and bereavement counselling.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of
  • the basic facts of HIV and AIDS, (means of transmission, stages of disease, CD4 count, viral load)
  • the social, behavioural, gender and cultural drivers of the HIVpandemic in Southern Africa
  • HIV testing
  • the contents of HIV pre- and HIV post-test counselling sessions
  • prevention strategies
  • the contents of ART initiation and adherence counselling
  • the contents of disclosure counselling
  • stigma, types of stigma and destigmatisation
  • the psycho-social needs and challenges of living with a chronicdisease
  • Managing HIV in the workplace
Course Content
  • Basic facts of HIV and AIDS (means of transmission, stages of disease, CD4 count and viral load)
  • The social, behavioural, gender and cultural drivers of the HIVpandemic in Southern Africa
  • HIV Testing
  • HIV pre- and post-test counselling
  • Prevention strategies
  • ART and adherence counselling
  • Disclosure counselling
  • Stigma and de-stigmatisation
  • Psychosocial needs and challenges of living with a chronicdisease
  • Managing HIV in the workplaceLearning
Entry Requirements
Learning assumed to be in place
Course Number:
P000240
Catalogue and Category:
Health and Health Care
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a social worker, psychologist, EAP practitioner or nurse.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
Contact Days:
5