This course is open to all interested health professionals who are looking for a rapid update on HIV and HIV control. The content provides a refresher course in the core principles of HIV epidemiology and control as well as updates on clinical syndromes and their management, the use of antiretrovirals and programming for HIV prevention and treatment. The course is part of the 3 month Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H) so the orientation is towards practice in developing countries. The delivery is updated every 6 months in line with new developments in approaches, strategies, tests, and treatments for HIV.
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Suitability - Who should attend?
This course will be useful for medical practitioners, prescribing nurse practitioners and clinical officers in a wide range of medical disciplines including primary care, public health, medical microbiology, radiology, respiratory medicine, infectious diseases and HIV medicine
An excellent grasp of English is required
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Upon successful completion of this programme, delegates will be able to:
- Diagnose and treat patients suffering from the common STI
- Diagnose and treat patients suffering from the common manifestations of HIV disease
- Understand the principles of prevention and control of HIV and STI, including best practice Counselling and Testing procedures and Antiretroviral Treatment strategies
- Understand current epidemiology of HIV and STI
- Understand current emerging issues in HIV and STI treatment and control in the developing world
The cost of this programme is £650.