ATrain Education

 

Continuing Education for Health Professionals

Kentucky: HIV/AIDS

This multidisciplinary course is approved by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and is suitable for all professional groups impacted by KRS 214.610/615/620. Kentucky CHFS approval #0316-1602-M.

Authors:
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT

Lauren Robertson earned a BA in Biology from Mills College in Oakland, California, and a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of California at San Francisco.

Lauren is the founder and co-owner of ATrain Education (atrainceu.com) and she has written or co-written more than two hundred courses on a wide range of topics for her continuing education website. She is certified as a trainer on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.


Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

Susan Schmid earned BA degrees in History and European Studies from George Mason University, a Master's degree in Public History from Appalachian State University, and a PhD in History from Arizona State University.

In addition to her PhD she earned a Certificate in Scholarly Publishing from ASU. Susan has served as an editor for several scholarly presses. She worked as a desktop publishing specialist for Arizona State University and taught several courses for the History Department as well as "Introduction to Scholarly Publishing" and "Scholarly Editing" for the Scholarly Publishing Program.

 



  • Contact hours:
  • Pharmacotherapy hours: 1
  • Expiration date: October 1, 2020
  • Course price: $29

Course Summary

Overview of HIV and AIDS in Kentucky, including the cause and mechanism of HIV infection, basic components of HIV antibody testing and confirmation, and initial evaluation and clinical management of HIV patients. Summarizes HIV prevention strategies, clinical evaluation and management of HIV, and management of occupational exposures. Continues with an analysis of HIV laws in Kentucky and attitudes and behaviors towards those infected with HIV. Concludes with Kentucky’s programs for HIV patient care.

ATrain Education, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The following course information applies to occupational therapy professionals:

  • Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
  • Instructional Level: Intermediate
  • Content Focus: Content Focus: • Category 1—Domain of OT, Client Factors • Category 2—Occupational Therapy Process, Outcomes

Criteria for Successful Completion

80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.

Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support

Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support

The planners and authors of this learning activity have declared no conflicts of interest, vested interest, or financial relationship that may influence the content of this activity. All information is provided fairly and without bias.

ATrain Education, Inc. received no outside financial or commercial support in the preparation, presentation or implementation of this learning activity and has no affiliation with any company whose products or services are mentioned in this activity.

Accreditation Information

Objectives: When you finish this course you will be able to:

  • Trace the epidemiology of HIV as related to Kentucky and the United States.
  • Describe five groups that are at higher risk for contracting HIV or passing it on to others.
  • Identify the cause and mechanism of HIV infection.
  • Describe one prevention measure each for sexual, bloodborne, and mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
  • Outline the basic components of HIV antibody testing and confirmation.
  • Explain initial evaluation and clinical management of HIV patients.
  • Enumerate the steps to take if you experience an occupational exposure.
  • Describe the attitudes and behaviors associated with the care of HIV/AIDS patients.

    Instructions
  • Online
  • Study the course, take the test, register and pay, print your certificate. Done!

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