HIV/AIDS Training and Education for Healthcare Professionals
Objectives: Discuss the etiology and epidemiology of HIV in the United States. Summarize the factors and risks for transmission of HIV in general and among healthcare workers in particular. Identify preventive and control measures for HIV/AIDS. Discuss accepted procedures and regulations for HIV testing and counseling. Describe the clinical manifestations and treatment guidelines for HIV/AIDS. Explain legal and ethical issues related to HIV/AIDS. Summarize the psychosocial issues associated with HIV/AIDS.
Description: HIV/AIDS etiology and epidemiology, transmission and infection control, testing, clinical manifestations and treatment, legal and ethical issues, and psychosocial issues.