HIV-AIDS

Product #
1070PT
Type
PT/PTA
Hours
1
Approval Status

Course Description:

The HIV/AIDS course was designed to educate the healthcare professional about HIV/AIDS.  The course will cover origin, history, modes of transmission, clinical treatment, and healthcare infection control/prevention. 

Course Author:

Mary Smith, RPT 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers 

Educational Level:

Intermediate 

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify important epidemiological data on the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
  2. Recognize the difference between HIV-1 and HIV-2.
  3. Define the various HIV transmission types.
  4. Recognize basic HIV pathology.
  5. Differentiate between the stages of HIV/AIDS.
  6. Identify the standard test types and the advantages and uses for each.
  7. Recognize ARV drugs and the stages at which they are appropriate.
  8. Identify and describe primary modes of HIV prevention for healthcare workers. 

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test

OT State Approvals

PT State Approvals