AIDS and HIV: What Health Care Professionals Need to Know

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0023

AIDS and HIV: What Health Care Professionals Need to Know is a 1 hour course that provides information on caring for an individual diagnosed with HIV or AIDS. Specifically, this course lists signs, symptoms and causes of HIV and AIDS. Professional caregivers will benefit from the section on universal precautions and preventing the spread of HIV and AIDS. The course ends by reviewing treatment options and therapy.

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Course Details

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to provide important information concerning AIDS and HIV, including signs and symptoms, causes, prevention and treatment for individuals diagnosed with HIV or AIDS.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe signs and symptoms of HIV and AIDS
  2. Describe causes of HIV and AIDS
  3. Describe means of prevention (i.e. universal precautions) 
  4. Describe treatment options for individuals diagnosed with HIV or AIDS

 

 

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

Certifications

Activity Professionals


1.00 HOURS
NCCAP [activity professionals] has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). Approval number NCCAP30383-19NT is effective through 01/15/2019.

Addiction Specialists & Drug and Alcohol Counselors


1.00 HOURS
The American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders has approved continuing education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS), Approval No.18-8554

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist


1.00 HOURS
NCCAP [activity professionals] has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). Approval number NCCAP30383-19NT is effective through 01/15/2019.

Chaplains


1.00 HOURS
This program may be used for continuing education credit for chaplains certified with Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc.

Dialysis Technicians


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nurses


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Occupational Therapists


1.00 HOURS
Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board, Occupational Therapy Section approved this course for 1 hour of continuing education. Approval number: 160741

Personal Care Home Administrators


1.25 HOURS
This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). PCH Administrators receive 1.25 hours.

Speech Pathologists


1.00 HOURS
This course has been approved by the Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 1.00 total continuing education hours. This approval is effective until 12/31/18.