HIV/AIDS Training for Washington Healthcare Professionals (7 Hours)
Objectives: Discuss the etiology and epidemiology of HIV in the United States and in Washington State. 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 confidentiality and legal reporting requirements in Washington State. Summarize the psychosocial issues associated with HIV/AIDS.
Description: REQUIRED FOR RN/LPN/ARNP LICENSURE: Fulfills the requirement for 7 hours of HIV/AIDS training in Washington State. Covers transmission of HIV, infection control, WA laws concerning confidentiality and testing, clinical manifestations and treatment, psychosocial issues, and legal and ethical issues.