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Name ______Brandi Benson____________________ Section _____004__________ DIVERSITY ENCOUNTER LOG – Event #3 Name of event ____________I’m Positive__________________________________ Date __February 19, 2014______ Location _______Frey Conference Center________________ Describe the event in detail. Give the reader a good idea of what happened and what you did. Include sights, sounds, smells, tastes and touch as appropriate. What were your impressions? This event had two parts: the MTV documentary and a panel with the two school nurses, a minister, the vice president of PRIDE, a counselor from the school, and a worker with Nebraska AIDS Prevention. This was a very informative event. I was unaware of how prominent the disease was, how well it is being treated today with modern medicine, and how it is many people’s goal to have HIV/AIDS eradicated by 2020. The documentary was very touching and I feel excellently explained HIV (how people get it, how it’s treated, that people can still be
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Unformatted text preview: intimate, etc.). It also explained that people should be regularly tested because around 20% of people don’t know they are living with HIV and that if not treated, they can die. ***************************************************************************** * Reflect on the event you attended. What did you learn from this activity? How did you feel? How has this expanded your knowledge for your future teaching? Would you go to a similar event again? Would you recommend something like this to your friends/family/students? Why? Odds are in my future teaching career, I will come across someone who is diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Knowing how it is treated and managed is very beneficial. The more I was educated about HIV, the less fearful I felt about it. I would highly recommend that everyone experience this sort of presentation because the more people are educated, the more they understand what they don’t know, the less fearful and judgmental they are....
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