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HIV and AIDS Management
Levels 4 & 5

Program Overview

This HIV and AIDS Management program will provide health education and training for Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome HIV/AIDS. Health workers can learn about the cultural and community standards as well as the science involved in the spread, prevention, and the treatment of the two diseases. Using this knowledge, health workers will be able to create educational materials that are both scientifically accurate and culturally acceptable.

Objectives

  • The symptoms and risk factors associated with HIV/AIDS.
  • How these diseases are spread and the primary preventive measures to avoid becoming infected.
  • The importance of maintaining and strengthening immunity among people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • How to deliver informed and effective health promoting presentations.

HIV and AIDS Management Program

The diploma and advanced diploma program is designed for those students seeking a two-year rather than four-year degree. The program stand alone but may also be the foundation for further study at the bachelor’s level. The program at AIES are meant to be taken in four semesters and consist of 60 credit hours.

First Semester

HAM 101 - Introduction to Global Health | 3 credits
HAM 102 - HIV Etiology and epidemiology | 3 credits
POLI 100 - Introduction to International Politics | 3 credits
COMP 101 - Introduction to Computer Science | 3 credits
ENG 101 - English Composition | 3 credits

Second Semester

HAM 107 - Testing and Counseling | 3 credits
HAM 110 - Clinical Manifestations and Treatment Options | 3 credits
HAM 201 - HIV Transmission Precautions and Infection Control | 3 credits
HAM 204 - HIV Psychosocial Issues | 3 credits
HAM 206 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare | 3 credits

Program duration: Two semesters. Each semester is 5 months long with approximately 40 hours per week.

Assessment methods: In order to complete the program successfully, students will be required to pass all subjects and achieve an overall passing grade.

Certification: To be awarded the certificate you must satisfactorily complete all written contributions. Successful students will receive a Certificate, awarded by the Board of Studies of AIES. A transcript detailing the course will be issued to successful students.

First Semester



Second Semester



Program duration: Two semesters. Each semester is 5 months long with approximately 40 hours per week.

Assessment methods: In order to complete the program successfully, students will be required to pass all subjects and achieve an overall passing grade.

Certification: To be awarded the certificate you must satisfactorily complete all written contributions. Successful students will receive a Certificate, awarded by the Board of Studies of AIES. A transcript detailing the course will be issued to successful students.
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