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HIV Awareness - Accredited

Unit Standard: 
13915
NQF Level: 
NQF 3
Credits: 
4
Course Category: 
Health and Safety

Accredited
Duration: 2 Days
Time: 9am-4pm

 HIV/AIDS can affect peoples’ ability to lead functional lives at home and in the workplace. Managers that are able to embrace this reality will be respected and be able to manage their workforce in a caring manner to maximum performance and quality of life

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • All personnel who work with staff with HIV/AIDS
  • Managers, supervisors and team leaders who need to understand how to manage people with the virus and maximise their quality of life
  • People interested in the virus and its effect on people, in the workplace and in their general lives

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

  • The medical condition will be clearly understood
  • People will be able to contain the virus and its effects, resulting in a more present and productive workforce
  • Businesses who demonstrate a caring attitude are respected
  • Diseased people themselves will enjoy a better quality of life

WHAT WILL BE COVERED

  • HIV/AIDS – Definition, how the immune system works, the effect on the body, the window period, stages of the disease and chances of survival
  • How HIV/VIDS is transmitted, including the effect of body fluids, sex, mother to child transmissions and what actions HIV positive mothers can take, the dangers of drug abuse and other behaviours
  • Behaviour – how you avoid contracting the disease, including applying male and female condoms, understanding situations that encourage spread of the disease, fears and misunderstandings, the role of STD’s in transmission of the HIV virus
  • Understanding how to support people with HIV/AIDS, including company policy, the types of problems the worker could encounter, being pro-active about preventing further spread of the disease, the availability of prevention and wellness programmes, diseased worker’s rights, drafting a Code of Behaviour for the workplace

 

 

 

Official course name: 
Demonstrate understanding of HIV/AIDS and its impact on the workplace
Accredited: 
Yes

2018 Cost

R4,600.00 pp (ex VAT)
Reduced cost for multiple bookings are available

2019 cost

R5,000.00 pp (ex VAT)
Reduced cost for multiple bookings are available

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