Introduction to HIV-related diseases, treatment and care

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen HIV Programme
31.10.2011 - 02.12.2011  Copenhagen
Continuous enrolment
This course covers the physical, psychological and social aspects of living with HIV and includes the basic concepts of diagnosis of HIV and HIV-related diseases. The module also covers the evolution of antiretroviral therapy, state-of-the art ART and the prevention of HIV-related diseases including obstacles to successful treatment results. Furthermore, teaching will focus on treatment-related toxicity, resistance development, problems with adherence, use of health care facilities and stigma
Lernziele, Trainingsziele
Describe and interpret HIV-diagnostic laboratory investigations and results;
Describe the nature and course of HIV-infection; Describe the main groups of OIs; Explain how to diagnose and treat the most common OIs; Use current treatment guidelines
Doctors, economists, midwives, nurses, psychologists, public health specialists, political scientists and social scientists. Persons with other related educational backgrounds are also invited to submit an application.
A Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant field (e.g. health sciences, social sciences, etc.) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized higher education institution; At least two years of relevant work experience; Proof of English proficiency; Basic IT/computer Skills
Accredited by the Danish Agency for Accreditation in September 2009.
Lokaler Veranstalter
Copenhagen HIV Programme and Copenhagen School of Global Health
Improve your skills set in HIV-related diseases, treatment and care and join a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary university course, led by experts in the field. Apply online at:
Entwicklungszusammenarbeit - Spezialthemen und Gesundheit, Fachpflege, Management für NPOs und NGOs, Sexuell übertragbare Infektionen, Tropenmedizin und Infektiologie, Wissenschaftlich fundierte Gesundheitsversorgung, Wissenschaftlich fundierte Medizin
Credit Points
7 ECTS - Points
EUR 2.633,00
Veranstalter Kontakt
The Panum Institute, building 21.1 2200 Copenhagen N
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