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GPHM 6024 AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection (Fall and Spring)



Course Description:

This course examines in detail one of the most devastating epidemics of our time. Research and presentations on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical adult manifestations, pediatric issues, physiological and biopsychosocial aspects, occupational issues, clinical trials, nursing issues, ethics, public health strategies and international considerations will help students understand the myriad facets of this devastating disease. Primary and secondary HIV prevention will be discussed along with growing importance of biomedical interventions (e.g., antiretroviral therapies, microbicides) to prevent the spread of the disease.