The purpose of this course is to educate allied health care professionals on HIV fundamentals. Incidence, transmission, and infection control considerations relevant to patient management will be outlined.
Course created on January 8, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two ways that HIV is transmitted.
- After this course, participants will be able to differentiate HIV-infection from AIDS based on accepted disease classification systems.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 standard precautions related to infection control.
|5-25 Minutes||Overview of HIV/AIDS. Definition and historical milestones. Global & domestic facts (incidence). Transmission & prevention.|
|25-60 Minutes||The immune system and HIV. How the immune system works. How HIV attacks the immune system. Disease classification of HIV/AIDS. Disease Course of HIV/AIDS. Tests used to diagnose HIV. Antiretroviral Drugs for treatment.|
|60-105 Minutes||Infection Control Principles. Standard Precautions. Key COVID-19 Precautions. Practical application in work environments.|
|105-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
A.U. Bankaitis Smith
Vice President, Oaktree Products, Inc.
A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD, is Vice President of Oaktree Products, Inc., a multi-line distributor audiology supplies. Dr. Smith serves as a resource to the industry, offering both product and practice management solutions in the areas of infection control, cerumen management, and hearing assistance technology. For the past 5 years, she has been helping audiology business with digital marketing tactics, including E-store integration, website content development, and geofencing campaign strategies. Her current research focuses on coupler and real-ear aided response performance of PSAPs, hearables and OTC devices with the goal to help identify potentially viable options and corresponding strategies for integrating retail options within a clinical practice.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Association for Respiratory Care
This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 2 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 184833000
Continued Respiratory Therapy is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-30700. This course is offered for 2.0 hours. If you are a licensed respiratory therapist in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you. For Florida respiratory therapists, this course is registered in the HIV/AIDs category.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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