3. SEXUALITY

3.2.1 Sexuality: HIV: Assessing Risk Quiz

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List of questions

  1. Q1. HIV can be transmitted in all of the following bodily fluids except:

  2. Q2. The probability of contracting HIV from unprotected receptive anal sex with a known HIV-positive partner who is not taking anti-retroviral medication is closest to:

  3. Q3. Circumcision has an effect on the likelihood of contracting HIV after insertive anal intercourse.

  4. Q4. In Australia, the prevalence of HIV is highest in which of the following populations?

  5. Q5. Which of the following is not a major risk factor for acquiring HIV in modern Australia?

Sometimes, clinicians can make assumptions about a person’s sexual practices.  Several reports have shown that when health professionals discriminate or impose their prejudices on their patients, the quality of their healthcare suffers. Many LGBTIQ patients have experienced discrimination at some stage in their lives and may be highly sensitive to discrimination or judgement from healthcare professionals. As such, clinical settings must be spaces where LGBTIQ individuals feel safe to disclose their sexuality without fear of judgement.

In the following section, we’ll develop clinical skills with lesbian, gay and bisexual patients.

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