Management of HIV, HBV, HCV, Human Bites, and Sexual Assaults in Prison Populations

$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

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CEU Course Description

This CEU course provides specific recommendations for medically managing BOP inmates who have experienced potential exposure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV) through various means, including human bites and sexual assaults.

Article Author: Federal Bureau of Prisons
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the behaviors that will prevent many exposure incidents.

2.  Investigate general instructions for treating the exposure site.

3.  Elucidate the factors that impact the medical recommendation for PEP and affect the assault survivor’s acceptance of that recommendation.

4.  Identify the tests for which a serum sample should be obtained during an initial examination.

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