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
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two ways that HIV is transmitted.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to differentiate HIV-infection from AIDS based on accepted disease classification systems.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 standard precautions related to infection control.
|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|
A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD, FAAA
Vice President, Oaktree Products, Inc.
A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD, is Vice President of Oaktree Products, Inc., a multi-line distributor audiology supplies. Dr. Smith serves as a resource to the industry, offering both product and practice management solutions in the areas of infection control, cerumen management, and hearing assistance technology. For the past 5 years, she has been helping audiology business with digital marketing tactics, including E-store integration, website content development, and geofencing campaign strategies. Her current research focuses on coupler and real-ear aided response performance of PSAPs, hearables and OTC devices with the goal to help identify potentially viable options and corresponding strategies for integrating retail options within a clinical practice.
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