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Short Course in the Clinical Management of HIV and AIDS - E-learning

Interests: HIV and AIDS / Management / Clinical Management


Introduction

Given the current state of knowledge on HIV / 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.

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Who Should Enrol

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

Course Design

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

Course Content

The following modules are covered:

  • 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 diseases
  • Vaccines
  • Aids in the workplace

Accreditation

Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 27 Clinical and 3 Ethics CEU’s on Level 1

Certification

Participants will receive a certificate of completion for this short course once successfully completing the assessment component.

Contact Details

www.mpconsulting.co.za and register your profile. Thereafter you may login and navigate to FPD School of Health Sciences and access the online events.

Fees


R 1 997.37 (Inclusive of all VAT and Taxes where applicable)

www.mpconsulting.co.za and register your profile. Thereafter you may login and navigate to FPD School of Health Sciences and access the online events.

Contact Details

Dr. Margot Uys

Tel: 012 816 9000
Fax: 086 502 5688
E-mail: healthscience@foundation.co.za
Address: PO Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
Website: www.foundation.co.za