This is an HWSETA programme which covers a comprehensively range of topics on HIV/AIDS in the workplace.

DURATION

DURATION: 2 DAY (16 HOURS)

CERTIFICATE VALIDITY

3 YEARS FROM ISSUE

HIV/AIDS IN THE WORKPLACE
COURSE CONTENT

  • Main concepts and aspects of HIV/AIDS
  • Most common ways of HIV transmission
  • Reducing the risk of transmission
  • The symptoms of HIV/AIDS with reference to the stages of the disease
  • Window period in terms of the difference between HIV and Aids
  • Behaviours that promote HIV/AIDS
  • Basic applicable PEP treatment
  • Medicines used for HIV infection
  • Hard truth about AIDS
  • The immune system - antibody and antigen
  • How the human immune system works
  • Nonspecific immune system
  • Specific immune system
  • Memory cells
  • B cells and the antibody response
  • How does HIV actually affect the immune system
  • How does the virus lower your CD4+ T cell count
  • What is mother-to-child transmission
  • How can MTCT be prevented (PMTCT)
  • How will you know if your baby is infected with HIV
  • Why is VCT Important for HIV Prevention
  • VCT service delivery models
  • Diagram of VCT benefits
  • Blood safety
  • Risk of HIV/AIDS in the workplace
  • Facts concerning HIV/AIDS
  • Constitutional rights of employees
  • Employee benefits for persons with HIV or AIDS
  • Dismissal of employees with HIV/AIDS
  • Grievance procedures for employees with HIV/AIDS
  • Management of HIV in the workplace
  • Assessing the impact of HIV/aids on the workplace
  • Summary of regulatory framework for HIV/AIDS in the workplace
  • Measures to deal with HIV/aids within the workplace
  • Policy for developing a workplace HIV/AIDS programme
  • Consequences of not adhering to HIV/AIDS legislation
  • Role of the employer in improving the life of workers with HIV/AIDS
  • Summary of measures to deal with HIV/AIDS in the workplace
  • Purpose of HIV/AIDS policy
  • General HIV/AIDS policy
  • Confidentiality and disclosure as per HIV/AIDS policy
  • Occupational health and safety as per HIV/AIDS policy
  • Principles of an effective HIV/AIDS programme in the workplace
  • A workplace HIV/AIDS strategy as per HIV/AIDS policy
  • Practical workplace job and life-related application
  • Witness testimony
Training

PRE-REQUISITES

  • English proficiency.
  • Local language instructors are available on request for groups of 10+.
Training

VENUE LOCATIONS

  • Available at all branches & agents.
  • Available on-site at your premises for groups of 10+.
Training

UNIT STANDARD ALIGNMENT

  • HWSETA Accredited : US13915.

Accreditation & Affiliates

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