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HIV/Aids 3 - A Comprehensive Course

HIV/Aids 3
A Comprehensive Course
This self-instructional program is designed as a comprehensive study of HIV and AIDS. It has been designed to meet the various state initial requirements for mandatory HIV/AIDS education. Specifically, it was designed for the Florida AIDS/HIV education requirement created by Section 455.222 for several healthcare professions.
Purpose and Objective
This course provides a comprehensive study of the disease process created by the HIV. Itís focus is to teach what you need to know in order to practice prevention and safety measures. At the conclusion of the program the participant will be able to:
  • Describe the history of HIV/AIDS and become aware of how it has increased and in what populations.

  • Understand how the virus attacks, the incubation period and the modes of transmission.

  • Identify universal precautions, infection control measures, and how to teach prevention through safe sex practices and other safe behaviors.

  • Discuss the concerns of testing for HIV.

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of common opportunistic infections and Karposi's Sarcoma, and treatments of HIV infection and of complications.
Board Approval Information for this Course
Consultants for the Future has been approved by the Florida Boards of Nursing, Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Acupuncture, Nursing Home Administrators, and the Council of Certified Nursing Assistants, Provider No. 50-435. It is accepted by reciprocity by several Florida boards, including Dietitian and Nutritionist, the Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA), Clinical Laboratory Personnel, Athletic Trainers, Podiatric Medicine, Licensed Midwifery, Medical Physicists, and Electrolysis. It is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing, Provider No. 61, the Iowa Behavioral Science Examiners for Mental Health Counselors and Marital & Family Therapists, Sponsor No. 1-05, the Iowa Social Work Examiners, Sponsor No. 334; the California Board of Nursing, Provider No. 04422; the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Provider No. 50-435; the Georgia Board of Nursing, Provider No. 50-435; and the Alabama Board of Occupational Therapy, Provider No. 50-435. The Course meets the requirements of the Minnesota, Ohio, Nevada, boards of Nursing. In Kentucky, the CHFS approval is #0317-1558-M, and it provides 3 CH of HIV/AIDS education for Nurses, Atheletic Trainers, Acupuncturists, Physicians, Chiropractors, Dentists & Dental Hygienists and Assistants, Emergency Medical Technicians, Optometrists, Paramedics, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Social Workers.
Author: Linda S. Greenfield
Contact Hours: 3
Cost: $15
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