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Immune Immobilizers: HIV

from McMillen Health

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Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Students learn about choices that keep their bodies healthy. (Sexual transmission of HIV is not discussed in this program).

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $150.00
Point to Point Premium: $135.00


Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after the successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.

Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

For optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students but there is no absolute maximum.


Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Family & Consumer Science, Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)



Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

Contact:
Twila Smith
schedule@mcmillenhealth.org
8882407268

Program Details

Format

1. Definitions of HIV and AIDS
2. Statistics of HIV infection rates
3. Students see how the immune system works normally and how HIV affects the immune system differently
4. Transmission of HIV is explained, (Sexual transmission of HIV is not discussed in this program)
5. It is stressed that normal day to day activities will not pass HIV

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Identify what causes illness in the body.
2. State four important activities we need to do every day to stay healthy.
3. Name the body’s first line of defense against germs and viruses.
4. State that handwashing can prevent the passing of many germs and viruses.
5. Describe how the immune system helps the body fight infection.
6. State that HIV weakens the immune system
7. Name HIV as the virus that causes AIDS.
8. Identify 3 ways that HIV is transmitted.
9. List three examples of activities that will not pass HIV.
10. State two rules to follow if finding a needle or blood-covered object.
11. Identify one thing scientists are working on to help people with HIV.
12. Describe how a person with HIV should be treated.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Health Education Standards 1, 3, 4, 5, 7
Visit www.mcmillenhealth.org for more information or call (888) 240-7268.

State Standards

Please see our website at www.mcmillenhealth.org for the alignment to the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards as well as the US National Health Education Standards.