Published on December 3, 2015
For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com HCA 240 Health and Diseases Course Syllabus Page 14 Fourteen percent of the population in Nairobi, Kenya is infected with the HIV virus. The rate is even higher in the Kenyan military at 20%. (Mulvihill et al., 2006) • Resource: Ch. 2 of Human Diseases • Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • Compose a 1,300- to 1,450-word paper in APA format that provides an overview of HIV/AIDS. Address the following: o Explain the difference between HIV and AIDS. o Describe various ways HIV can be transmitted. o Identify and discuss what has changed in the immune system when an HIV patient becomes an AIDS patient. o Explain why the body’s innate immunity fails in an AIDS patient. o Describe treatments available for HIV/AIDS patients. o Discuss precautions to prevent the spread of HIV. o Describe at least one global awareness campaign to fight the spread of HIV. • Use at least three sources other than your text. • Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment. Reference Mulvihill, M. L., Zelman, M., Holdaway, P., Tompary, E., & Raymond, J. (2006) Instructor’s resource manual: Human diseases: A systemic approach (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.