Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: A school-based hiv/aids prevention education program: The intervention consisted of two 1-hour sessions taking place on two successive days. During the first session, factual information regarding the transmission and prevention of HIV infection was provided in a lecture and question/answer format. The second session focused on attitudes and skills related to HIV/AIDS prevention.

Study Results: Improved HIV/AIDS prevention knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy, and intended behaviors

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. Canadian Journal Of Human Sexuality, 7(4), 339-345.

Level of Evidence: 1 out of 5 stars Fair