HIV/AIDS Basic Awareness Training

The basic HIV & AIDS awareness training course has been developed for those who want to educate and improve their own general HIV & AIDS knowledge.

Who should attend?

  • Any level of employee who are interested in improving their HIV/AIDS knowledge

Training Outline

The HIV/AIDS Pandemic

  • A brief history on HIV and AIDS pandemic
  • The history of HIV and AIDS in South Africa
  • Global & South Africa HIV Statistics
  • HIV and AIDS Theories
  • Top 10 HIV Myths and Misconceptions

Transmission of HIV

  • High-risk, low-risk and no-risk activities
  • Factors that increase the risk of HIV

Testing for HIV

  • The importance of pre-post counselling
  • Treatment
  • People’s reactions to bad news- Stages of grief- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • HIV Life Cycle
  • Stages of HIV & AIDS
  • Reducing the risk of infection
  • TB and other Opportunistic Infections
  • Stigma Cycle and its consequences

 Living positively with HIV

  • Top 10 tips how to handle HIV Positive people
  • Top 10 tips to staying healthy with HIV
  • Managing HIV/AIDS as a normal chronic disease
  • Reducing the risk of further infection
  • Anti-retrovirals and how they work
  • Getting to know your local provincial hospitals and procedures for accessing ARVs
  • The effects of ARVs on a person
  • Serodiscordant couples

Knowledge questionnaire


Additional Info

  • Course Duration:1 Day
  • Includes:
    Comprehensive manual
    Framed certificate of attendance
    Notepad & Pen
    Superior training venue with delicious lunch, teas and refreshments
  • In-house Training:
  • Public Courses:Book 4 or more delegates from the same company on the same session and receive 10% discount.

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