Alcohol and HIV/AIDS

Alcohol Alert #57

About the Course:

This alcohol alert examines the changing patterns of HIV transmission in the United States; the role of alcohol in transmission of HIV within, and potentially beyond, high-risk related populations, the potential influence of alcohol abuse on the progression and treatment of HIV-related illness; and the benefits of making alcoholism treatment an integral part of HIV prevention programs.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

July 2002

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about Alcohol and it’s effect on HIV/AIDS. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the trends in HIV transmission in the United States.

  2. Describe alcohol’s effects on the medical aspects of AIDS.

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of Addiction Counselor CE.

Membership is free, and you can sign up today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course.

If you're already a member, please login to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.

Exam-related Actions