Course details / Mental Health and HIV[e]Education
About this course
Despite the fact that extensive research repeatedly demonstrates that there is a relationship between HIV and psychiatric problems, this topic is rarely addressed in existing care and treatment programs. The aim of the Mental Health[e]Education program is to provide healthcare workers with complete and up-to-date information on numerous aspects of HIV/AIDS and mental health issues.
Who is this course for?
Medical doctors, nurses, counselors and all health care workers involved in the care for people living with HIV/AIDS.
What you will learn
The course consists of nine modules that cover the relationship between HIV/AIDS and mental health: special screening methods for identifying mental health problems in people living with HIV/AIDS; and the social, personal and biological factors that contribute to the development of mental health problems and addiction. Topics, such as screening, depression, anxiety, neurocognitive impairment and substance misuse, are discussed in detail. After completing the course, you will be able to recognize and understand mental health problems among people living with HIV/AIDS and know how to treat, counsel and support your patients better.
What you get
Join the course and you will receive:
- A personal account to access the e-learning platform
- Lifelong access to the course
- Modules written by renowned experts
- Additional information in guidelines, references, videos and figures
- Interactive test questions and exams
- Test score overview
- Support via an e-tutor
- A certificate
Modules and Authors
How it works
The following mentor will support you during your self-study period:
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