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Course author: Dana Bartlett, RN, MA, MSN
Contact Hours: 1.0
Price: $2.99
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Price includes all materials and certificate of completion.

Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
This course expires on: 7/8/2017
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Course Description
Continuing education for health professionals in the rapidly evolving area of HIV/AIDS research and treatment is needed in order to provide optimal care and prevention of HIV transmission. The purpose of this course is to provide updated knowledge on HIV/AIDS to nurses and associates in various clinic and community settings.

Course Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  3. HIV Transmission
    1. Sexual transmission
    2. Blood transmission
    3. Occupational exposure
    4. Mother to infant transmission
    5. Other causes of transmission
  4. Prevention Of HIV/AIDS
    1. Contraception
    2. Anti-retroviral therapy
    3. Sterile syringe programs
    4. Pre-exposure prophylaxis
  5. HIV Screening
    1. ELISA and western blot testing
    2. Home screening tests
  6. Signs And Symptoms Of AIDS
  7. Treatment
  8. Occupational Exposure
  9. Summary
NurseCe4Less is ANCC approved
NurseCe4Less is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC)


The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names are used in courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

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