Understanding HIV and AIDS. Defining Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Example: Touching another person’s blood without gloves and having open sore on your hand.
Approximately 25%-33% of all untreated pregnant women infected with HIV will pass the infection to their babies.
If the mother is treated with AZT (antiretroviral drug for HIV) and deliver Cesarean section, the chances of the baby being infected can be reduced to a rate of 1%. WOW!!
Such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, syphilis, herpes,
warts(human papilloma virus) and hepatitis.
2005 Youth Risk Behavior Survey
West Virginia High School
Percentage of students who ever had sexual intercourse
QN57 - Weighted Data
This puts them at risk for HIV/AIDS/STDs.
2004 United States (CDC)Estimated rates for children <13 years of age living with HIV infection (not AIDS) or with AIDS (per 100,000 population)
2004 United States (CDC)Estimated rates for adults and adolescents living with HIV infection (not AIDS) or with AIDS (per 100,000 population),
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Under 5 y.o.= 13 (1%)
5-12 y.o. = 3 (<1%)
13-19 y.o.= 54 (3%)
African American=559 (26%)
Pediatric (Total =9)
Mother with/at HIV Risk=15 (94%)
Men who have sex with Men (MSM)=1080 (51%)
Injection Drug Use (IDU)=358 (17%)
Heterosexual Contact=357 (16%)
Goal Setting/Decision Making
Student Advocacy/Self Management
Positive Youth Development
Assets (School and Community)
EFFECTIVE July 1, 2007:
Policy 2422.4 and 2422.45 will be repealed and replaced with
Policy 2423, Communicable Disease. Communicable Disease in-services will be required every 2 years for all school personnel with emphasis on HIV/AIDS.
Health Education Content Standards of LearningPolicy 2520.5
comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention.
demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services.
demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks.
analyze the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health.
demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health.
demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting and decision-making skills to enhance health.
demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.
“Do what you can do with what you have where you are”.byTheodore Roosevelt