HIV AIDS Clinical Care Treatment

$15.00 | CEU Hours:5.00

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.

 

CEU Course Description

This CEU course provides health care professionals working with the HIV-infected population information on antiretroviral therapy; reducing perinatal HIV transmission; care of HIV-infected pregnant women; health care of HIV-infected women through the life cycle; palliative care and HIV; and adherence.

Article Author:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the first task in caring for an HIV-infected woman who is pregnant or considering pregnancy.

2.  Enumerate the persons for which ART is strongly recommended, regardless of CD4 count.

3.  Investigate successful approaches to supporting patients’ adherence to the ART regimen.

4.  Examine antiretroviral therapy's ability in reducing the risk of perinatal transmission of HIV.

5.  Identify the factors that influence the risk of perinatal transmission from mother to infant.

6.  Describe what should be done for HIV-exposed neonates at greater than or equal to 35 weeks’ gestation.

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