Basics of HIV/AIDS
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about HIV and AIDS - the diagnosis, treatment and protection against the disease.

Course Publication Date: April 16, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:AHIV041218
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Medical & Surgical Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the contribution of the “Down Lows” to the AIDS pandemic.
  • List two drugs that should be avoided prior to having sex because they impair one’s ability to think and/or act responsibly.
  • Describe the “window period”, when it is too soon for the test for HIV to show the antibodies.
  • Talk about the HIV-positive people who don’t value their lives and are willing to give HIV to as many people as possible.
  • Describe the best protection against sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS - excluding abstinence.
  • Name two populations that require special protection against HIV/AIDS - excluding adults.


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