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This course describes how providers can complete medical assessments for and treat HIV-infected, substance-using clients.


a). Identify treatment adherence challenges for HIV/AIDS substance-abusing clients, and ways to address these barriers.

b). Discuss multiple models of integrated care presented in this course.

c). Describe the pharmacologic interventions outlined in this course which can be used to treat HIV/drug-using clients.

d). Name at least two of the health issues that may affect HIV/AIDS and substance users, and identify at least one approach that can be used to help these individuals.

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D, MS, MA

Material Author(s): Department of Health and Human Services, National Library of Medicine

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