Feb 26th 2016

Clinical Management of HIV (iversity)

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New advancements and achievements in the field of HIV research occur every year. Join us for a practical course on the clinical management of HIV: the latest findings, guidelines and how to manage, treat and prevent HIV-related diseases.

The course will provide clinicians with an in-depth understanding of the scope and manifestations of HIV-related diseases, their prevention, management, and care. Special emphasis will be placed on co-infections and co-morbidities as well as the latest research findings and guidelines related to HIV treatment. The course will be comprised of 6 modules, with various sub-topics under each module.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

- differentiate the clinical manifestations of HIV-related diseases

- propose relevant diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment strategies for HIV infection and related diseases according to EACS and WHO guidelines

- recognise benefits and adverse effects of various HIV drug therapies

- assess strategies for prevention and treatment of opioid drug use

- assess strategies for prevention of the transmission of HIV and related infections

- understand public health approaches in delivering HIV/AIDS treatment and strategic use of ARVs for treating and preventing HIV infection