Medical Assessment and Treatment (TIP 37, Ch. 2): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With HIV/AIDS

About the Course:

Medical Assessment and Treatment is designed to assist clinicians and medical staff in providing effective medical assessment and treatment of their HIV-infected substance-abusing clients. This course covers Chapter 2 only.

Publication Date:

2000

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 HIV/AIDS medical assessment and treatment. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the importance for adherence to medical care.

  2. Identify the models of integrated care and the medical standards of care

  3. Discuss the benefits of antitroviral therapy.

  4. Acknowledge the use of prophylaxis regimens against opportunistic infections.

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