HIV/AIDS for Care Providers

Community Education is very excited to offer our participants new online courses as they are available. HIV/AIDS for Care Providers was just recently approved for 4 hours of continuing education credit. Unlimited Access members can now access this course with their annual membership.  

The HIV/AIDS for Care Providers course continuing education credits are approved by both the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) for staff in assisted living facilities and by the California Department of Social Services for staff in group home and adult residential facilities.

Course Description: This course will provide the care provider relevant knowledge about HIV and AIDS. Demographic, geographic, and incident rate data is presented. To assist in their care of residents, care providers will obtain knowledge on the HIV/AIDS clinical signs, symptoms, modes of transmission, risk factors, prevention, and screening and diagnosis. Common HIV medical complications are presented. The participant will receive an overview of how the HIV virus duplicates and the general classes of drugs that target each stage of HIV replication. Participants will gain an understanding of the psychosocial challenges of persons with HIV/AIDS and the importance of positive psychosocial support systems. Universal precautions and care facility considerations are presented to help care providers minimize accidental occupational exposure. To register for this new course please visit us at http://www.communityed.com/.

 

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