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Advanced HIV Infection - SEXH5202

Year - 2018

This unit aims to describe the epidemiology, biology, pathogenesis and clinical contexts of HIV infection. On completion of this unit, students should be able to: (i) Understand the laboratory, clinical and social aspects of the diagnosis and management of HIV infection. Course content will include underlying scientific principles of diagnostics, virology, immunology and pathogenesis as applicable to HIV infection; clinical aspects of HIV infection, including seroconversion, asymptomatic infection, early symptomatic disease, major opportunistic infections (including AIDS-related conditions), tumours and death. Emphasis will be placed on prophylaxis, antiretrovirals for prevention and treatment and the management of associated conditions. Legal, ethical and social contexts will also be discussed.

Classes
Normal day: compulsory attendance at 3x1hr lectures and 1x1hr journal club per week; Block mode: 3x1hr lectures per week; plus block intensive mode, 2-3 days, 9am - 5pm.

Assessment
Written examination (40%); Case-based discussions and presentations (20%); Online quizzes (30%); Journal club (10%)

Additional information
Note: Students enrolled in one of the Sexual and Reproductive Health or Internal Medicine degrees can choose Normal Day (ND) or Block Mode (BM) option. Other students must choose Normal Day (ND) mode.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Shailendra Sawleshwarkar, Dr Roger Garsia, Dr Frederick Lee
HECS Band: 3
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