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Clinical Management of HIV in Adults in the ERA of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy - CE233-60
Clinical Management of HIV in Adults in the ERA of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
CE233-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Kathleen McMahon, RN, MEd, MA and Debra Trimble, RN, MS, FNPC and Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC
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Objectives:
The goal of this module is to familiarize nurses with all classes of antiretroviral medications, and how highly active antiretroviral therapy has affected the incidence of morbidity and mortality associated with HIV infection. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe how the prophylaxis of key opportunistic infections and the use of antiretroviral agents introduced since 1996 have affected the trajectory and outcomes of HIV disease treatment
  • Discuss two categories of patients with HIV who continue to be at risk for opportunistic infections and for progression to acquired immunodeficiency disease
  • List at least three classes of antiretroviral medications now available, metabolic changes related to them and HIV disease and morphological changes patients taking these medications might experience

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 6/27/2015

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