Psychological Issues for HIV Infected Women

$18.00 | CE Hours:6.00 | Intermediate

 

CE Course Description

Although healthcare providers for women living with HIV focus primarily on the physical manifestations of the condition, this CE course examines the understanding of the psychosocial, cultural, mental health, and substance abuse issues faced by HIV infected women in order to optimize care and makes recommendations for provider response, evaluation, and management.  Working with adolescent and palliative care populations is also discussed.

Article Author:  Jean Anderson, M.D.; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate gender norms that contribute to the spread of HIV infection.

2.  Explain harm-reduction techniques for women who are IDUs.

3.  Investigate the factors of the most vulnerable women.

4.  Examine principles of bereavement support to care for patients and families.

5.  Identify triggers that may exacerbate an existing mental health disorder among women with HIV.

6.  Describe the single most useful examination for substance abuse.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

Course Development: Each course is identified and reviewed by the appropriate Quantum Units Education consultant with professional and licensed expertise in the various disciplines we serve. Our professional consultants oversee course development to satisfy the needs of various professionals based on their board requirements, rate course degree of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.

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Added On: 2016-03-22

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