Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for HIV INFECTION IN WOMEN, CHILDREN, AND ADOLESCENTS (380.762.01), a course offered by the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Presents the epidemiology of AIDS and HIV infection, risk factors, and social context for women, children, and adolescents, demonstrating how the epidemic in these three populations are linked biologically, epidemically, socially, and politically. Discusses prevention issues, the theoretical bases of prevention programs, and programatic and policy issues. Emphasizes the epidemiological and behavioral factors that have shaped the current epidemic of HIV infection. Expert guest speakers present their work.
Course Objectives • demonstrate knowledge of distribution and determinants of HIV/AIDS infection among pediatric, adolescent, and female populations. • discuss issues in the clinical practice of HIV/AIDS medicine among pediatric, adolescent, and female populations. • describe issues unique to HIV-infected females such as childbearing, breastfeeding, and domestic violence.
Tue Thu 3:30 PM to 5:20 PM
Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on class participation and a take-home final, final paper, or class presentation.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade