Courses

Current course offered:

Introduction to HIV


ThisĀ online course was developed by the Ontario HIV and Substance Use Training Program, the predecessor to OHRN.

The course was designed as a basic introduction to a very complex topic. It is aimed at health and social service providers in Ontario with limited to no understanding of HIV.

The full course can take about 3 hours to complete. You can go through the modules at your own pace. The course is a mixture of tutorial videos and quizzes, and incorporates stories and perspectives of people with lived experience. If you would like a certificate of participation, instructions will be provided at the end of the course.

Goals for this course:

  • Assist workers in supporting people who are at risk of, or who are already living with HIV
  • Gain accurate information about transmission and prevention
  • Learn about HIV/AIDS, testing, treatments, and support
  • Understand the connections between mental health, substance use, stigma and discrimination
  • Talk about sex and drugs!

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