HIV AIDS Overview
$20.00 | CE Hours:4.00 | Beginning
Florida - in addition to the Florida boards we are specifically approved by, the following additional Florida boards accept this HIV course by virtue of an MQA complementary board, for hiv credit: Florida Board of Acupuncture, Florida Board of Athletic Training, Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel,Florida Board of Massage Therapy, Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators, Florida Board of Occupational Therapy, Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice, Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine, Florida Board of Respiratory Care, Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition, Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery, Florida Council of Medical Physicists, Florida Electrolysis Council, Florida Emergency Medical Services
CEU Course Description
This course provides: an HIV overview; the HIV life cycle; the stages of HIV infection; HIV testing; FDA-approved HIV medicines; HIV/AIDS clinical trials; HIV prevention; mother-to-child transmission of HIV; HIV treatment; HIV drug resistance; HIV and immunizations; and side effects of HIV medicines.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Describe the way antiretroviral therapy affects a person’s life and long-term health.
2. Identify which cells of the immune system the HIV virus attacks and destroys.
3. Explain the different methods of HIV testing and when it is appropriate to use each testing method.
4. Discuss the recommended practices between those that are HIV positive and those that are HIV negative, including mother-to-child practices, for preventing HIV transmission.
5. Examine the CDC’s recommendations for HIV testing regarding how often and who should be tested.
6. Investigate the HHS guidelines for recommending antiretroviral therapy and how patients would follow these recommendations.
Social Work Approval
Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.
- Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
- Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
- Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
- Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
- Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
- ACE credit is offered for this course for social workers (followed by ACE approval statement that is currently on every ACE course page) Quantum Units Education, #1289, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2020 – 01/03/2023.
To see other approvals in your state, see our state by state provider approval listings here.
Course Development: Each course is identified and reviewed by the appropriate Quantum Units Education consultant with professional and licensed expertise in the various disciplines we serve. Our professional consultants oversee course development to satisfy the needs of various professionals based on their board requirements, rate course degrees of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.
Added On: 2016-06-16