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HIV/AIDS: Transmission & Infection Control Considerations

Course: #1033761Level: Introductory2 Hours 96 Reviews
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The purpose of this course is to educate allied health care professionals on Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) fundamentals. Incidence, transmission, and prevention and infection control considerations relevant to patient management will be outlined.

Course created on October 1, 2020

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.2 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/2.0; SAC/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two ways that HIV is transmitted.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to differentiate HIV-infection from AIDS based on accepted disease classification systems.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 standard precautions related to infection control.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-25 Minutes Overview of HIV/AIDS•Definition•Historical milestones•Global & Domestic Facts (Incidence)•Transmission & Prevention
25-60 Minutes The immune system and HIV•How immune system works•How HIV attacks the immune system•Disease classification of HIV/AIDS•Disease Course of HIV/AIDS•Tests used to diagnose HIV•Antiretroviral Drugs for treatment
60-105 Minutes Infection Control Principles•Standard Precautions•Key COVID-19 Precautions•Practical application in work environments
105-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: A.U. Bankaitis, PhD received an honorarium for presenting this course.Dr. Bankaitis works for a distributor that offers infection control products, and has received grants in the past for research investigating the effects of varying degrees of HIV on the auditory system. Non-financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 2 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 2 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.