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E-Learning: Short Course in HIV/AIDS Management for Healthcare Professionals

 
30 Clinical Points Only R 1 997.37 (incl VAT)

FPD is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education Institution (PHEI) in terms of Section 54(1)(c) of the Act and Regulation 16(4)(a).


Introduction

Given the current state of knowledge on HIVA/AIDS management and the fact that anti-retroviral therapy is becoming more affordable, it is now feasible to approach HIV/AIDS as a chronic medical condition. This course will empower clinicians to adequately manage patients with HIV and or AIDS.


Course Content

  • Epidemiology and prevention of HIV infection
  • Pathogenesis of HIV infection
  • Diagnosis of HIV infection
  • Monitoring HIV disease: laboratory markers
  • Opportunistic infections
  • Neurological complications of HIV
  • Neoplasms
  • Anti-retroviral management of HIV infection
  • Palliative care
  • Nutrition in HIV infection
  • HIV infection in children
  • Compliance
  • Pre and post test counselling
  • HIV and infant feeding
  • Post exposure - prophylaxis
  • Sexually Transmitted infections and HIV
  • Developing vaccines against HIV and AIDS
  • HIV/AIDS in the workplace
  • Children, the law, access to healthcare and HIV/AIDS
  • Opportunistic Infections

Course Design

This is an online course. Participants have 3 months to complete the assessment process from date of registration.


Who Should Enroll

All healthcare professionals who need to acquire knowledge on the management of this condition as a matter of urgency


Accreditation

Accredited according to HCPSA's Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 30 CEU's on Level 2.

Certification

Your CPD certificate will be generated to your online CPD Manager, upon completion


Course Fee

R 1 997.37 This amount is inclusive of all vat and taxes where applicable


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