HIV/AIDS – 1-Hour Update
The goal of this course is to provide the reader with updated information on HIV/AIDS.

Course Publication Date: June 06, 2018

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Author:Susanne J. Pavlovish-Danis RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE
Michael G. Danis BSN, RN, CCRN
Course No:HIVAID053118
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Professional Issues
Women's Health

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss legal and ethical responsibilities of caregivers with regard to the testing and confidentiality of HIV test results
  • Describe the ways HIV infection is transmitted and identify high-risk populations
  • Describe pathophysiological changes that occur with HIV/AIDS including susceptibility for opportunistic infections
  • Identify available treatment options for the management of HIV/AIDS, including at least two classes of drugs utilized to combat or delay HIV progression to AIDS
  • Identify barrier requirements recommended by the CDC & OSHA for health care providers
  • Describe emerging chemoprophylactic measures that may be taken after an exposure has occurred
  • Identify diverse needs of HIV/AIDS patients including educational, cultural, psychosocial, legal and physical


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