5. Culturally Competent Care for Substance Users Diagnosed with HIV Disease
Welcome to the National Multicultural Center’s curriculum on “Culturally Competent Care for Substance Users Diagnosed with HIV Disease.” This is one in a series of curricula covering a wide range of topics concerning the provision of culturally competent healthcare services to all individuals belonging to a diversity of ethnic, racial, and cultural groups.
The “Culturally Competent Care for Substance Users Diagnosed With HIV Disease” curriculum contains 4 modules, designed to increase readers’ understanding of the interconnected issues involved in the healthcare management of substance users who have also received a diagnosis of HIV disease, frequently including other comorbid conditions. Before reading each module, you will be offered a short pre-training assessment to give a baseline view of your knowledge of the topics covered in that module. Then, at the end of the module, you will be able to take a post-training assessment to determine whether you have achieved the module’s learning objectives.
The modules are:
Learning Objectives of the Overall Curriculum