HIV: BASIC FACTS
 
DESCRIPTION:  This online course provides an introduction to HIV/AIDS for practitioners beginning to work in the field of HIV services. It examines basic information about the virus, transmission, disease progression, epidemiology, prevention, and services. The course focuses on the socio-behavioral aspects of HIV infection rather than the biomedical aspects.


Objectives:
  • Answer basic questions about HIV, HIV transmission, and disease progression
  • Describe evidence-based interventions to reduce risks of transmission, including HIV testing.
  • Identify agencies and organizations providing prevention and care services.
  • State facts about populations affected by HIV in Wisconsin.
  • Describe populations at greatest risk for HIV transmission in Wisconsin.
  • Discuss implications for prevention and care related to the HIV health disparities.
Audience:
Staff and Managers of agencies funded by the Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program or permission of instructor.

Online Access: Upon registering for this course you will receive an email saying that you have been placed on a waitlist. You will then receive the information you need to access the course within a week of registering.

Note: This course has combined the HIV: Epidemiology in Wisconsin course and HIV: Basic Facts course into one online course.

If you have a disability and require accommodations, please contact Megan Reading 608-265-4551 or email megan.reading@wisc.edu. Requests are confidential.

SPONSOR:  WI AIDS/HIV Program & Wisconsin HIV/AIDS Training System
EVENT TYPE:  Training
TRAINING MODE:  Online
REGISTRATION PROCESS:  Please register for this training online via this website.
REGISTRATION BEGINS:  1/1/2017
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  12/31/2017
REGISTRATION PAGE:  Register
CONTACT PERSON:  Megan Reading
CONTACT PHONE:  (608) 265-4551
CONTACT EMAIL:  megan.reading@wisc.edu
 
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