Educational Programs | M65 841 Care of the HIV-infected Patient
This elective is designed to introduce students to the care of HIV-infected individuals (adults, adolescents and children) and of HIV-exposed infants. Care of the HIV-infected patient encompasses not only the medical aspects of care, but also the psychosocial aspects. The elective will involve rotation through several clinics including the maternal-HIV clinic, pediatric and adolescent HIV clinics, and several adult HIV clinics, along with participation in community-wide social service meetings, home visits, and exposure to the Retrovirus laboratory and the AIDS Clinical Trials unit. In addition, the student will spend part of his/her time rotating in the general ambulatory infectious diseases clinics (pediatric and adult ID, and the STD clinic).
Valid start weeks for 4-week blocks are: Weeks, 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21, 25, 29, 33, 37 and 41.