Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: A brief school-based HIV/AIDS prevention intervention for adolescents delivered by either community health nurses (CHNs) or by trained peer educators (PEs). The interventions consisted of two one-hour sessions.

Study Results: Increased HIV- related preventative behaviors and intentions.

Reference: Dunn, L., Ross, B., Caines, T., & Howorth, P. (1998). A school-based HIV/AIDS prevention education program: Outcomes of peer-led versus community health nurse-led interventions. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 7(4), 339-345.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good