Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100823
About the Course:
This course presents an overview of information for health care professionals on aspects of screening, diagnosis, and treatment of mania and depression in HIV/AIDS patients. Traditional and alternative therapies are presented, as are guidelines for working with patients having co-morbid medical and/or psychological disorders.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Depression and Mania in Patients With HIV/AIDS created by New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about mental health care for HIV/AIDS patients. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe how depression and mania express themselves in HIV/AIDS patients.
- Become familiar with screening, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients with depression or mania.
- Be able to explain circumstances that may complicate treatment of the depressed or manic HIV/AIDS patient.
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