Course details / Mental Health and HIV[e]Education

About this course

Extensive research has repeatedly demonstrated that there is a relationship between HIV and psychiatric problems. However, 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 healthcare 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

How it works

Your mentor

The following mentor will support you during your self-study period:

Alyanne Boon

Alyanne Boon
Project manager

Mental health Infectious diseases

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Subject Mental health, HIV/AIDS
Target group Medical doctors, nurses, counselors
Commitment 12.0 hours
Number of modules 9
Languages English
Price (in Euros) Contact Health[e]Foundation for more details

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