Substance Abuse Treatment with Persons with HIV TIP 37- 28 Hours

Contact Hours: 28

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Based on: TIP 37 Substance Abuse Treatment with Persons with HIV.  SAMHSA.gov

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

  • Describe the effects alcohol and drug usage can have on the HIV and AIDS disease process in patients.
  • Describe the roles alcohol and drug usage have in the contracting of HIV.
  • List the members involved in the collaborative care of patients with HIV and AIDS.
  • Describe some of the common myths about HIV and AIDS.
  • Describe the risk factors associated with contracting HIV.
  • Identify preventative measures to avoid contracting HIV.
  • List the items included on an HIV/AIDS Risk Assessment Checklist.
  • Describe HIV infection preventative measures.
  • Identify the goals of risk-reduction counseling.
  • Describe the process of testing for HIV infection.
  • Describe the factors involved in HIV pre- and post-test counseling.
  • Identify the requirements for reporting HIV and AIDS test results.
  • Generally describe how HIV is medically monitored.
  • Describe how clinicians can increase client’s adherence to HIV medication regimens and compliance with prescribed care plans.
  • Describe how the client’s gender, culture and sexuality orientation influence their compliance with treatment.
  • List events which may initiate client relapse.
  • Describe relapse prevention techniques.
  • Describe the counselor’s role in supporting the client with HIV or AIDS cope with issues of death, dying, grief and bereavement.
  • Identify steps involved in case management for the client with HIV or AIDS.
  • Identify the legal regulations and processes in place to protect and assist clients HIV or AIDS.
$84.00 for 90 days
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