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HIV 101 Understand HIV Infection, Diagnosis And Treatment

  • 42-09 28th Street Queens, NY, 11101 United States (map)

Who Should Attend?

  • HIV service providers who are new to the field of HIV or those who require a refresher course to understand basic information about HIV.

T-TAP Training Prerequisites:

  • None

Goal:

To provide basic information to participants regarding HIV/AIDS, transmission, and prevention.  To enable participants to effectively transfer current, accurate HIV knowledge to their clients or patients.

Objectives:

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Obtain updated information about the incidence and prevalence of HIV in NYC;
  • Describe the impact of HIV infection on the immune system over time;
  • Define levels of exposure, modes of transmission, and risk reduction;
  • Describe the basic stages of HIV disease including seroconversion, acute infection and progression to AIDS;
  • Understand HIV antibody and viral load testing;
  • Define the criteria for an AIDS diagnosis;
  • Understand treatment approaches to reduce viral replication; and
  • Practice the delivery of information to clients.

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LGBT Sensitivity
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