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Women & HIV (RCM accredited)
Fri 24 March 2017, 09:30 – 13:00 GMT
Women & HIV
This half-day course will help you understand and respond to the particular needs of women who are living with HIV and those most at risk of HIV infection. We will explore issues around biological risks to HIV, sexual assault, violence, HIV disclosure, and we will pay particular attention to breastfeeding and childbirth. Together we will develop creative solutions to support women through complex issues such as condom negotiation. In particular, we will consider how to support women who are formula feeding due to their HIV status.
Up-to-date information about testing, treatment and prevention technologies will also be provided.
This course will improve your skills and knowledge of how to support women who are living with or at risk of HIV, especially high-risk groups.
This course is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives.
Who for the course is for
While this course may be particularly relevant to Midwives and those supporting women who are pregnant or nursing, this course is designed for all levels of knowledge including anyone new to learning about HIV.
This course will also be particularly pertinent for people working with at-risk or vulnerable women, such as women with addictions, mental health issues, exposure to trauma, violence or sexual assault, BME populations, and refugees. The information will also be relevant to those who support women living with HIV in various capacities.
Participants will recieve a certificate of attendance upon completion.
Light refreshments will be available, however lunch is not provided.
Prices for the workshops are as follows (all prices include VAT):
Standard price: £54
Students and people in receipt of means-tested benefits: £24
If you have booked through Eventbrite, then you should apply on-line for a refund. The amount of refund you get will depend on the amount of notice you give. Our terms and conditions are;
- More than 10 working days before the course - Full refund
- Less than 10 working days before the course - 50% of the fee refunded
- On the day of the course - No refund
With any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org