HIV in African Americans


SKU: LD - 021 Category:


This course provides an overview of HIV, including risk factors, socioeconomic issues, and prevention strategies among diverse populations.Objectives:1. Discuss how HIV/AIDS can differentially affect diverse populations, including African Americans, American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asians and Pacific Islanders, Hispanics/Latinos, men who have sex with men, women, adults over age 50, and youth.2. Describe how substance abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, risky sexual behavior, and social and cultural influences impact the risk level for HIV contraction.3. Name at least two prevention strategies that may buffer against the contraction of HIV in the populations discussed in this course.Instructional Level: IntermediateInstructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D, MS, MAMaterial Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and PreventionFor additional information about this course, the instructors, or the material authors, please contact Content Assistance at Content :HIV-AIDS-Among-Special-Populations