Total CE Credit Hours: 7
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100304
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About the Course:
This course deals in depth with HIV infected individuals and their mental health. Issues presented include mental health evaluation of HIV/AIDS patients, family issues, types of mental disorders and how to work them, and suicidality in HIV infected people.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Mental Health Care for People With HIV Infection created by AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who who either work with or have an interest in learning more about mental health issues in HIV infected individuals. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Define the role of the practitioner working with HIV infected individuals.
- Identify specific mental disorders and utilize protocols for treatment.
- To become familiar with HIV patient mental health evaluation procedures.
- Be able to utilize information presented on medications, differential diagnosis, and rating scales.
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