COURSES

HIV/AIDS in the Workplace

Course Code

13915

Review
5/5

$80

A broad introduction to and awareness of HIV/AIDS in the workplace. The focus is knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes in relation to the learner`s own experience in the work environment. Reasons why it is almost impossible to be infected with HIV at the workplace other than in exceptional circumstances when universal safety precautions are not followed.

Guidelines and assistance available to support workers with HIV/AIDS and are encouraged to recognise their role in creating a caring work environment. Gaining insight into the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic for society, the economy, and business – including their own workplace.

What you will learn in this course!

  • Understanding the effects of HIV/AIDS on the immune system.
  • Knowing how HIV/AIDS is transmitted.
  • Knowing what behaviour is safe and what behaviour carries the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission is.
  • Knowing what guidelines and assistance are available to support workers with HIV/AIDS and recognise their own role in creating a caring work environment.
  • Understanding the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic for society, the economy, a business sub-sector, an organization, and a specific workplace.

Who this course is for?

This will be suitable for any person in the work environment but not limited to Junior Managers and Health and Safety officers.

INTRODUCTION

  • Outcomes
    • Know and understand HIV/AIDS and its effects on the human immune system.
    • Know and understand how HIV/AIDS is transmitted
    • Know what behaviour is safe and what behaviour carries the risk of HIV transmission.
    • Know what guidelines and assistance are available to support workers with HIV/AIDS.
    • Know and understand the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic for society, the economy, a business sub-sector, an organization, and a specific workplace.

 

UNDERSTAND HIV/AIDS

  • Outcome
    • Know and understand HIV/AIDS and its effects on the human immune system.
  • What is HIV/AIDS?
  • How Is HIV Infection Diagnosed?
  • Testing

 

HOW IS HIV/AIDS TRANSMITTED

  • Outcome
    • Know and understand how HIV/AIDS is transmitted.
  • Transmission of HIV/AIDS

 

SAFE AND UNSAFE BEHAVIOUR

  • Outcome
    • Know what behaviour is safe and what behaviour carries the risk of HIV transmission.
  • How can HIV Infection be Prevented?
  • What Treatment is Available?
  • Perceived to be High Risk Jobs

 

SUPPORT WORKERS WITH HIV/AIDS

  • Outcome
    • Know what guidelines and assistance are available to support workers with HIV/AIDS.
  • SUPPORT WORKERS WITH HIV/AIDS
  • HIV and Rights
  • Universal Precautions

 

THE HIV/AIDS PANDEMIC

  • Outcome
    • Know and understand the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
  • HIV/AIDS Pandemic
  • Economic Impact

 

Multiple Choice Assessment

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