NURS6521_Week8_SecondResponse.docx - Second Response Hi Raschelle Thank you for your informative post on HIV I agree that individuals must be

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Second Response Hi Raschelle, Thank you for your informative post on HIV. I agree that individuals must be accountable and personally responsible for reducing their chances of developing HIV. Discussing safe sex practices among those most at risk is crucial. According to Sarma & Oliveras (2013), young people are at the center of the HIV epidemic, and almost half of all HIV infected individuals are between the ages of fifteen and 24 years of age. Many factors contribute to the vulnerability of young people, but a lack of knowledge has been identified as one of the leading factors (Sarma & Oliveras, 2013). As you mentioned, the availability of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is beneficial to those at substantial risk of contracting HIV but it does require commitment to the regimen to be effective (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018). Education remains a vital component in prevention. One strategy that may be effective to reach the younger generation is to incorporate HIV education in school sex education curriculums. Most public schools have programs in place that
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