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 August 31, 2020
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues And Trends; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, HIV/AIDS (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-789114; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Education And/or Research
- 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•Historical milestones•Global & Domestic Facts (Incidence)•Transmission & Prevention|
|25-60 Minutes||The immune system and HIV•How 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.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues and Trends Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, HIV/AIDS (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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