HIV AIDS Initial Licensure 3CE
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This course in an introduction to HIV/AIDS for mental health and medical professionals. HIV/AIDS is a global epidemic, which is treatable, however there is no known cure. The purpose of this course is to address the epidemiology, transmission, stages of infection, complications, prevention, statistics, treatment options, ACA code of Ethics, Florida laws, and Consultation on Revised Guidelines for HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral in Non-Health-care Settings.
Approved by the Following State Boards
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling (CE Broker #50-23449)
Discuss the background and significance of the AIDS epidemic.
Discuss the characteristics of HIV disease.
Describe the transmission of HIV infection, including risk behaviors and routes of contagion.
Discuss the natural history and classification of HIV infection.
Describe the treatments available in the care of patients with HIV, including antiretroviral regimens.
Discuss global implications and trends.
You will be expected to review all materials provided and pass the poset-test with a minimum of 70%, in order to receive your certificate of completion. You will also be required to complete a course evaluation. Once you have satisfactorily completed the post-test and submitted your evaluation, your certificate will be emailed to you.