Introduction to HIV-related diseases, treatment and care

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen HIV Programme
31.10.2011 - 02.12.2011  Copenhagen
Continuous enrolment
Contenido de curso
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
Objetivos de formación
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.
Organizador local
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:
Atención sanitaria basada en la evidencia, Cooperación para el desarollo – Temas especiales y salud, Cuidados especiales, Enfermedades de Transmisión Sexual (ETS), Gerencia de OSFL y ONGs, Medicina basada en la evidencia, Medicina tropical e infectología
Puntos de crédito
7 ECTS - Points
EUR 2.633,00
Cantacto organizador
The Panum Institute, building 21.1 2200 Copenhagen N
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