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Kentucky HIV/AIDS Requirement for Healthcare Professionals - 60019
Kentucky HIV/AIDS Requirement for Healthcare Professionals

60019 l 2.00 contact hrs
by Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC and Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD
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The goal of this HIV/AIDS continuing education program is to update Kentucky healthcare professionals’ knowledge of the care of patients with, and issues surrounding, HIV/AIDS and to meet the Kentucky state requirement for continuing education in this area for licensure. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe basic medical and epidemiological information about HIV and relate the diseases and conditions it can cause
  • Explain methods of transmission and prevention of HIV and current recognized methods of medical treatment
  • Summarize the management of HIV in the healthcare workplace and other working environments consistent with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standards
  • Briefly describe the professional, ethical and legal standards applicable to a caregiver of a person with HIV
  • Appraise the appropriate attitudes and behaviors of caregivers toward people infected with HIV
  • Relate the comprehensive human services available to assist those living with HIV infection in Kentucky

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, and social workers.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 2/28/2017

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