Treating Adolescents with HIV: Tools for Building Skills in Cultural Competence, Clinical Care, and Support

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Treating Adolescents with HIV: Tools for Building Skills in Cultural Competence, Clinical Care, and Support

Description

This interactive series of online training modules is designed for health care providers working with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected youth. The course is presented from the perspective of a culturally aware care provider. Throughout the course, practical tools are provided to assist with “operationalizing” culturally sensitive best practices in the clinic setting.

Modules include:

  • Fundamentals of adolescent care and cultural competence
  • Psychosocial issues
  • Antiretroviral treatment and adherence
  • Transitioning care
  • Prevention with positives
Each module includes a confidential registration form, a brief self-assessment, the course material, and a postcourse evaluation. Participants who wish to receive continuing education credits will be asked to complete additional information.

Developer:

Adolescent AIDS Program at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center; AETC National Resource Center

Funding Sources:

Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: October 2008
Last Updated: 11/24/08

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