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Addressing the HIV Epidemic in South Carolina: Challenges and Potential Solutions

Program Date & Time:
March 1, 2021 | Self-paced
Modality:
  • Online module
Registration Fee:
Free
Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
1.00
Didactic Hours (AHEC Scholars):
1.00
Experiential Hours (AHEC Scholars):
0.00
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Description
The purpose of this module is to provide information pertaining to the current state of the HIV epidemic in South Carolina, including the prevalence of infection, groups that are disproportionately affected, and barriers to testing, care, and treatment faced by individuals (such as stigma). Participants will also learn about current initiatives in South Carolina to tackle the HIV epidemic, such as the End the Epidemic Campaign and Fast Track Cities Initiative. Biomedical prevention for HIV (pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP) will also be discussed. This module contains a recorded presentation, post-test and evaluation.
Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the current state of the HIV epidemic in South Carolina, including an understanding of groups disproportionately affected.
  • Describe barriers to prevention, testing, and care for HIV faced by people in South Carolina.
  • Be aware of the current initiatives underway in South Carolina to help end the HIV epidemic.
Disclosures
No disclosure available
Credits Available
  • Health Professions Students
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 1 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • College Students
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 1 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • All other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 1 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • AHEC Scholars
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 1 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
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