Understanding The Intersections of HIV/AIDS and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

This course is free.

Course Description: This recording will increase participants understanding and knowledge of how HIV/AIDS diagnosis intersects with Intimate Partner Violence, particularly among marginalized populations throughout South Carolina. Participants will increase their knowledge and core competencies regarding the dynamics of IPV that will build their capacity to strengthen referral mechanisms and enhance existing collaborations with community partners.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to: Define Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV); Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome and Intimate Partner Violence. Explore statistical data related to HIV/AIDS and IPV. Discuss the dynamics and intersectionality of intimate partner violence and how HIV/AIDS impact survivor’s experiences. Discuss how layers of trauma may affect individual survivors of IPV by developing a trauma-informed lens. State how to advocate for survivors of IPV with a non-judgmental, trauma-informed approach.

Credit Statement:

Massage Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.2 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy. SC State Provider Number is 2 Expires 6/30/2022.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials. The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity. Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation. Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

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