Awareness Promotion of Dread Disease and HIV/Aids
FET : Public Awareness promotion of dread disease and HIV/Aids
This qualification is intended to enable lay people and/or health care workers to help individuals and/or groups to approach the HIV/AIDS pandemic and any other dread disease in an integrated way so that the condition may be managed satisfactorily. The care worker will be able to assist those suffering from or living closely with such conditions as HIV/AIDS and/or other dread disease to understand and accept the condition and take positive and necessary steps to enrich the quality of life of the sufferer and deal with the consequences of the pandemic.
TYPE OF PROGRAMME
- Full time
Learner is required to have a Matric. Must able to speak and write in English.
All learning material included in tuition fee.
Course Fee: R18350.00
1.1 Postivie communication is established with individuals and groups through the use of information obtained by profiling the target area.
- Range of profiling includes but is not limited to: Structure; history; resources; infrastructure; available services; underpinning culture, language and religious affiliation.
2 Ethical principles and current, relevant legislation are applied at all times when dealing with patients, significant others, colleagues and other workers within the multidisciplinary healthcare team.
1.3 Interactions with patients and their significant others are carried out within the terms of the relevant Scope of Practice.
1.4 Guidance and support, in accordance with the Bill of Rights and the Patient Charter, are extended to individuals, significant others and group members where HIV/AIDS or other dread disease has been diagnosed.Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 2:2.1 Individuals and groups are informed regarding the need for a clean environment to combat general infectious diseases and improve well-being in the area.
2.2 Individuals and groups are informed regarding the mode of infection, the required treatment and the prevention of all sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS and other related infectious disease.
2.3 General healthcare projects are initiated to encourage individuals to improve the nutrition status of self and others.Associated Assessment Criteria for Exit Level Outcome 3:
3.1 The negative effects of risk behaviour on general well-being are explained.
3.2 Motivation for behaviour change in self is explored through discussion of various concepts.
- Range of concepts includes, but is not limited to: Indigenous knowledge systems; culture; religion; myths; facts; opinions; perceptions.
3 Exercises to facilitate learning are applied to a group to encourage change.Integrated assessment:Formative and summative assessment strategies should be used throughout the course of learning to ensure that exit level outcomes are met. Integrated assessment takes the form of a variety of appropriate assessment methods.Formative assessment is continuous and focuses on smaller sections of work and limited outcomes. Formative assessments may include:
- Written and practical assignments.
- Case studies.
- Role play and simulation sessions.
- Written reports/work plans.
- Peer group review.Summative assessment evaluates the learner’s abilities to manage and integrate larger bodies of knowledge and to achieve the stated outcomes in the particular area of study. Summative assessments may include:
- Written examinations.
- Oral examinations.
- Practical examinations.
- Objective simulated clinical evaluation.
On successful completion of course, the learner will receive a certificate
- Lectures 17
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes
- Apply established strategies and procedures to deal with risk behaviour and promote personal wellbeing
- Apply knowledge of interpersonal relationships to enhance the effectiveness of the counselling process
- Assist in facilitating and implementing primary health care projects within the community
- Counsel an individual in a structured environment
- Develop a community profile for a specific community
- Develop and implement a client ARV treatment plan
- Educate and work closely with the community with regard to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including Human Immune Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
- Facilitate participatory community development processes
- Plan and promote nutritional programmes to improve health
- Practise according to relevant ethical and legal codes
- Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems
- Engage in sustained oral/signed communication and evaluate spoken/signed texts
- Read/view, analyse and respond to a variety of texts
- Represent analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts
- Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes
- Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues
- Write/present/sign for a wide range of contexts