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NUR146 - HIV and AIDS: The Basics (1.0 HR)

Purpose: To enhance the participant’s knowledge of HIV and AIDS. Objectives: 1. Describe and differentiate between HIV and AIDS; 2. Explain how HIV can be transmitted; 3. Identify opportunistic infections/diseases that may occur with the HIV patient; 4. Discuss drug treatment and clinical management of HIV/AIDS; 5. Discuss methods to prevent transmission of HIV/AIDS and infection control procedures to use in the workplace; 6. Explain exposure management. Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 1.0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 1.0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 1.0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.