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ALSA 100 - HIV & Other Issues in Substance Use Disorders

2 credits

This course is designed to educate students on the clinical picture, epidemiology, transmission modes and variables of medical issues/illnesses, managing personal fear and resistance concerning, and the implications of substance abuse on HIV/AIDS and other medical issues. This course meets the requirements as stipulated by the Washington State Department of Health for Chemical Dependency Professional certification for HIV/AIDS training.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Identify transmission modes and risk reduction methods for HIV/Aids, blood borne pathogens, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) TB, and other blood and airborne pathogens
  • Recognize and name medical issues associated with substance abusing individuals
  • Explain the right to confidentiality, HIPPA, and patient disclosure to a substance abusing individual
  • Explain/demonstrate universal healthcare precautions and promote healthy behaviors to reduce risks

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