The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses’, audiologists’, dietitians’, EMTs and paramedics’, laboratory professionals’, massage therapists', occupational therapists’, pharmacists’, pharmacy technicians’, physical therapists’, physicians’, respiratory therapists’ and speech-language pathologists’ clinical knowledge of patients with HIV/AIDS and to meet Florida state relicensure requirements for healthcare professionals. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the effect of antiretroviral therapy (ART), including highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), on mortality, morbidities, and prevalence of HIV/AIDS
- Identify major infection control measures for HIV
- Identify Florida-specific legislation about HIV testing, confidentiality and access to medical care
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, audiologists, dietitians, EMTs/paramedics, laboratory professionals, massage therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physical therapists, physicians, respiratory therapists and speech-language pathologists.
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 www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.