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Short Course in the Clinical Management of HIV and AIDS for Oral Health Practitioners - Contact Tuition

Interests: HIV and AIDS / Management / Clinical Management / Oral


Introduction

Given the current state of knowledge on HIV/AIDS management and the fact that anti-retroviral therapy is becoming more affordable, it is now feasible to approach HIV/AIDS as a chronic medical condition. This course will empower clinicians to adequately manage patients with HIV and or AIDS.

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Course Sponsors

To apply for sponsorship for this course, kindly contact the listed course administrator.

Who Should Enrol

All oral health practitioners who need to acquire knowledge on the management of this condition as a matter of urgency.

Course Design

The course consists of 2 parts:

  • A 3-day interactive workshop based on participatory learning methods suitable for adult learners
  • A self-study component. The comprehensive self-study manual has been developed by leading experts to support learners

Course Content

To enable participants to acquire or update skills with regard to:

  • The diagnosis of HIV/AIDS and STD’s
  • The management of HIV/AIDS and STD’s
  • All aspects of counselling (pre- and post test, therapy compliance)
  • Having empathy with people “Living with AIDS”
  • Fulfil their role as healthcare professionals in community mobilization
  • Understand vaccine development and clinical trials

Assessment

Participants are assessed on the self-study component of the course through means of a multiple-choice questionnaire

Accreditation

Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 30 CEU’s on Level 2

Certification

To qualify for the certificate of completion for this short course, participants should fully attend the workshop as well as successfully complete the assessment process

Contact Details

Dr. Margot Uys

Tel: 012 816 9000
Fax: 086 502 5688
E-mail: healthscience@foundation.co.za
Address: PO Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
Website: www.foundation.co.za