NEW Online Course: Women and HIV by American Academy of HIV Medicine

Posted July 28, 2022

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American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) Courses

Read more about the Academy’s Women and HIV course below. Continuing Education credits can be earned by completing the specified activities for each module. View the Academy’s comprehensive courses here.

Women and HIV

Women and HIV AAHIVM Course

Both the prevention and treatment of HIV in women present various challenges that differ from their male counterparts. Antiretroviral use affects the female reproductive system, including the use of hormonal contraception, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in women. Women also experience unique and different adverse events affecting gynecological, cardiovascular, and neurological systems.

Eight Modules Include:

  • PrEP and HIV Prevention for Women and Girls
  • Caring for Adolescent Girls Living with HIV
  • Adolescent Females’ Transition to Adult Care
  • Hormonal Contraception and Antiretroviral Use
  • Antiretroviral Use for Pregnancy among Women with HIV
  • Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
  • Differences in Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics for Women with HIV
  • Differences in Adverse Events for Women with HIV

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