Learning module: HIV dermatology

Basic-Derm-Curriculum-header.jpgGoals and objectives for module

The purpose of this module is to help medical students develop a clinical approach to the evaluation and initial management of HIV-positive patients presenting with skin disease.

After completing this module, the learner should be able to:
  • Identify and describe the morphology of the dermatologic conditions presented in this module.
  • Discuss the relationship between the level of immune suppression and the skin diseases seen in HIV-positive individuals.
  • Discuss the importance of highly active antiretroviral therapy in the treatment of skin conditions in patients living with HIV/AIDS.

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