Introduction to HIV-related diseases, treatment and care

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen HIV Programme
31.10.2011 - 02.12.2011  Copenhagen
Continuous enrolment
Contenuti (corsi)
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
Obiettivi didattici, obiettivi del training
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
Pubblico target
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.
Organizzatori regionali
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:
Assistenza sanitaria basata sull'evidenza, Cooperazione allo sviluppo - Temi speciali e salute, Corsi per personale di assistenza, Malattie a Trasmisisone Sessuale, Management per organizzazioni non profit e non governative., Medicina basata sull’evidenza, Medicina tropicale e infeziologia
Punti accrediti
7 ECTS - Points
EUR 2.633,00
Contatto organizzatori
The Panum Institute, building 21.1 2200 Copenhagen N
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