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Take this 100% online course if you need continuing education credits for HIV/AIDS education or if you were ordered by a Judge or Court Official to enroll in rehabilitation education. This course includes proof of enrollment and a certificate of completion. 

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Valerie Catt Joglar

Valerie Catt is a certified master mental health psychologist and a rehabilitation impact education coach with an advanced degree certificate in health and wellness coaching and rehabilitation education. Val has been creating online course curriculum since 2012 and has extensive experience in court mandated education services including elearning courses and impact coaching curriculum.

HIV/AIDS Education Curriculum

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  • 1

    Chapter 1: HIV/AIDS Awareness and Substance Abuse and Addiction Prevention Education

    • HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If HIV is not treated, it can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Learning the basics about HIV can keep you healthy and prevent HIV transmission.

    • HIV 101-consumer-info: About HIV HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If HIV is not treated, it can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Learning the basics about HIV can keep you healthy...

    • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By damaging your immune system, HIV interferes with your body's ability to fight infection and disease

    • When asked to condemn the use of recreational drugs in the 1960’s, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of TM, refused to do so. He explained that drug users were the same as everybody else in that their primary motivation for everything they did was happiness.

    • (01:46) HIV AIDS Animation Video by Elara Systems

    • (11:31) What is HIV and AIDS? | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy by khanacademymedicine

    • (04:07) HIV and AIDS - Medical-Surgical (2020 Update) - Immune System by Level Up RN


    • Most people who get HIV get it through anal or vaginal sex, or sharing needles, syringes, or other drug injection equipment (for example, cookers). But there are powerful tools that can help prevent HIV transmission.

    • Ways HIV Can Be Transmitted: How is HIV passed from one person to another? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can HIV be transmitted from a mother to her baby? Can I get HIV from sharing needles, syringes?

    • Body Fluids that Transmit HIV: What body fluids transmit HIV? These fluids must come in contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue or be directly injected into the bloodstream (from a needle or syringe) for transmission to occur...

    • Ways HIV is NOT Transmitted: How well does HIV survive outside the body? HIV does not survive long outside the human body (such as on surfaces), and it cannot reproduce outside a human host.


  • 2

    Chapter 2: HIV/AIDS Prevention, Risk Factors, Testing and Living with HIV

    • Today, more tools than ever are available to prevent HIV. You can use strategies such as abstinence (not having sex), never sharing needles, and using condoms the right way every time you have sex.

    • How can I prevent getting HIV from sex? Choose Sexual Activities With Little to No Risk Choose sex that is less risky than anal or vaginal sex. There is little to no risk of getting HIV through oral sex.

    • USING CONDOMS THE RIGHT WAY PREVENTS HIV: Use Condoms the Right Way Every Time You Have Sex Condoms are highly effective in preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), like gonorrhea and chlamydia.

    • Protect Yourself if You Inject Drugs: How can I prevent getting HIV from injection drug use? Never Share Needles, Syringes, or Other Drug Injection Equipment Use new, clean syringes and injection equipment every time you inject.

    • Protect Others if You Have HIV: If I have HIV, what is the best way to protect others? Get in care and take medicine to treat HIV. If a person has an undetectable viral load, they have effectively no risk of transmitting HIV to an HIV-negative partner...

    • Prevent Mother to Child Transmission: How can I prevent transmitting HIV to my baby? Get Tested for HIV As Soon As Possible to Know Your Status The earlier HIV is diagnosed and treated, the more effectively HIV medicine will prevent transmission...

    • Other HIV Prevention Methods: How can I prevent getting HIV after a recent possible exposure, like if a condom breaks or I’m sexually assaulted? There is medicine you can take to prevent getting HIV after a recent exposure.

    • RISK FACTORS: HIV can be transmitted via the exchange of a variety of body fluids from infected people, such as blood, breast milk, semen and vaginal secretions. HIV can also be transmitted from a mother to her child during birth.


    • The only way to know your HIV status is to get tested. Knowing your status gives you powerful information to keep you and your partner healthy.

    • Types of HIV Tests: What kinds of tests are available, and how do they work? Types of Tests There are three types of tests available: nucleic acid tests (NAT), antigen/antibody tests, and antibody tests.

    • Find an HIV Test: Where can I get tested? You can ask your health care provider for an HIV test. Many medical clinics, substance abuse programs, community health centers, and hospitals offer them too.

    • Understanding a Negative Result: What does a negative test result mean? A negative result doesn’t necessarily mean that you don’t have HIV. This is due to the window period.

    • Can I get an HIV test to use at home or in a private location? Yes. These are known as HIV self-tests: Rapid Self Tests or Mail-in Self Tests. Select your state to find out where you can get a self-test (home test) for free or at a reduced cost.

    • Understanding a Positive Result: What does a positive result mean? If you use any type of antibody test and have a positive result, you will need another (follow-up) test to confirm your results.

    • Sharing Your Test Result: Will other people know my test result? If you take an anonymous test, no one but you will know the result. If you take a confidential test, your test result will be part of your medical record and it is protected by laws...

    • HIV Testing 101: Should I get tested for HIV? • Everyone aged 13 to 64 should get tested for HIV at least once. • You should get tested at least once a year if you continue to engage in any risky behaviors.

  • 3

    Chapter 3: COVID-19, HIV/AIDS and Stigma

    • COVID-19 and HIV: People with HIV may have concerns and questions related to their risk of serious illness from COVID-19. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation, and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available.

    • CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) The new and ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by a new strain of coronavirus, has resulted in extraordinary measures around the world to contain, slow the pace, or reduce the impact of the virus.

    • Are people with HIV at a higher risk for COVID-19 than other people? We are still learning about COVID-19 and how it affects people with HIV. we believe people with HIV who are on effective HIV treatment have the same risk for COVID-19 as other people...

    • HIV, COVID-19 and Traveling: Before You Consider Traveling Travel can increase your chance of spreading and getting COVID-19. Postponing travel and staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.


    • HIV STIGMA AND DESCRIMINATION: What is HIV stigma? HIV stigma is negative attitudes and beliefs about people with HIV. It is the prejudice that comes with labeling an individual as part of a group that is believed to be socially unacceptable.

    • There is a cyclical relationship between stigma and HIV; people who experience stigma and discrimination are marginalised and made more vulnerable to HIV, while those living with HIV are more vulnerable to experiencing stigma and discrimination.

    • HIV stigma refers to irrational or negative attitudes, behaviors, and judgments towards people living with or at risk of HIV. It can negatively affect the health and well-being of people living with HIV by discouraging some individuals...


  • 4

    Chapter 4: Understanding the Conscious, Subconscious and Superconscious Mind

    • The levels of consciousness are: subconscious, conscious, and superconscious. The conscious mind is what we operate with during our daily activities and waking hours. It represents only a small portion of our consciousness and awareness.

    • (59:00) Bruce Lipton - Biology of Belief @ UPLIFT 2012 by Uplift Channel

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Mindfulness Meditation Enhance Immune System Functioning

    • Five Ways Mindfulness Meditation Is Good for Your Health Research suggests that mindfulness benefits our bodies, not just our minds.

    • (10:27) Marcus Aurelius: Meditations (Animated) by Eudaimonia Channel

    • (53:13) Mindfulness Meditation - A Complete Guide With Techniques & Examples, Leo Gura

  • 6

    Chapter 6: The Healing Benefits of Meditation and Hypnosis

    • That same year, Huston, now 40, found out she was HIV positive. That news flooding her with emotion, she shed her in-your-face abs, butt, and thighs philosophy and embraced a more mellow approach that incorporated yoga and meditation.

    • What stood out for me was the fact that meditation has a scientifically reported positive impact on one's immunity. Just 10 minutes of meditation could go a long way in making your body feel and heal better!

    • Today HIV/AIDS is still one of the most complex human health problems facing physicians and researchers, but people who are living with this disease have more treatment options than ever before to boost immunity, relieve suffering and improve life...

    • (08:19) Heroin Addiction, Recovery and No Shame | Crystal Oertle | TEDxColumbus by Channel TEDx Talks

    • "I had struggled to get access to my medications, and in the meantime my CD4 T helper cells were declining, and they were declining rapidly. I began doing Transcendental Meditation underneath a bridge. The effects were amazing — they were profound..."

    • (59:00) The Impact of Transcendental Meditation on Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS by David Lynch Foundation

  • 7

    Chapter 7: HIV/AIDS Survival Stories

    • (03:25) Living with HIV - managing symptoms and life expectancy by Top Doctors UK

    • (01:06) UBEAT HIV/AIDS Survival Rates Improving by usfhealth

    • (59:00) Loneliness: An Epidemic in our Society and Why We Need to Change - Teal Swan Speech London 2018

    • (22:46) Belonging and How to Belong - Teal Swan

    • (07:26) New HIV Patient Meets Survivor From The '80s by BuzzFeedVideo

    • (14:18) Rebecca Stoeckle: Long term HIV survivors - sharing hard truths by TEDx Talks

    • (32:45) OVERCOME - Best Motivational Video Speeches Compilation (Most Eye Opening Speeches) by Motiversity

    • (28:28) Stop Your Addiction - Most Incredible Advice - Tony Robbins Motivation by Phillip K. Wheeler

    • (06:30) QUIT ADDICTION motivational video. by Life Improvement

  • 8

    Chapter 8: Wisdom and Life Advice Worth Following

    • Wisdom is a great source of power. It’s through others’ stories of failure and success that we learn the most. It’s through their experiences of things we have yet to witness that feeds us the knowledge we need to build upon what we already know.

    • (09:28) It Always Paid Off | Jordan Peterson | Best Life Advice by WordToTheWise Channel

    • (12:01) The Greatest Advice Ever Told... (Use This!) by YouAreCreators Channels

    • (07:00) Reel Wisdom- Lessons from 40 Films in 7 Minutes by Were We Lied To Channel