HIV AIDS Clinical Care: Neuropsychiatric Disorders
$9.00 | CEU Hours:3.00 | Intermediate*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 pain syndrome and peripheral neuropathy; HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders; major depression and other depressive disorders; suicide risk; anxiety disorders; panic disorder; posttraumatic stress disorder; and insomnia.
Article Author: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CEU Course Objectives
1. Enumerate risk factors for developing an HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder.
2. Investigate the acceptable pharmacologic approaches to mild pain management according to the WHO.
3. Examine the ARVs with the best CNS penetration.
4. Identify which medication is considered first-line for HIV sensory neuropathy for its tolerability.
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