HIV AIDS AWARENESS

NQF 3, UNIT 13915

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding and effects of HIV/AIDS in the workplace.

Course duration: 2 hours

COURSE CONTENTS
  • SECTION ONE: UNDERSTAND HIV/AIDS
  • What is HIV/AIDS?
  • Stages of HIV Infection
  • Opportunistic Infections
  • What Are The Early Symptoms Of HIV Infection?
  • Complications
  • How Is HIV Infection Diagnosed?
  • Why should I know my HIV-status?
  • Counselling
  • Testing
  • SECTION2: HOW IS HIV/AIDS TRANSMITTED
  • How is HIV transmitted?
  • Mother-to-Child Transmission
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STD’S)
  • What body fluids transmit HIV?
  • Ways in which HIV is not transmitted
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Importance of lifestyle changes to boost immune system when living with AIDS
  • How to Strengthen the Immune System
  • SECTION 3: SAFE AND UNSAFE BEHAVIOUR
  • How Can HIV Infection Be Prevented?
  • Safe Sex
  • What Treatment Is available?
  • Do Antiviral Drugs Cure AIDS?
  • Does HIV cause AIDS?
  • No AIDS Symptoms After 10 Years?
  • Theoretical Risk, Known Risk, Low Risk And High Risk
  • Important facts about HIV infection, AIDS and the workplace
  • Fears and common misunderstandings about HIV/AIDS
  • Perceived To Be High Risk Jobs
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD)
  • SECTION 4: SUPPORT WORKERS WITH HIV/AIDS
  • Workplace Policies and Guidelines
  • Management of Employees Who Have HIV Or AIDS
  • Developing A Workplace Programme
  • HIV And Rights
  • Caring For People With HIV And AIDS
  • First Aid And HIV/AIDS
  • Barriers To Transmission
  • Universal Precautions
  • Prevent HIV/AIDS
  • Wellness programmes

Course duration: 2 hours



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