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HIV / AIDS-Florida

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Course Description:

The HIV/AIDS-Florida course was designed to educate the healthcare professional about HIV/AIDS and Florida law.  The course will cover origin, history, modes of transmission, clinical treatment, healthcare infection control/prevention and the Florida Omnibus AIDS Act.  It is designed to meet the one-hour Florida healthcare provider education requirement. 

Course Author:

Mary Smith, RPT

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, and Occupational Therapist Assistants 

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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.
  9. List the three components of the Florida Omnibus AIDS Act informed consent.
  10. Recognize the basic laws and consequences of breach of the Florida Omnibus AIDS Act.

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

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

OT State Approvals

Florida Approved Online Interactive Via Live Chat

PT State Approvals

Florida Approved for Online/Home Study