Florida HIV / AIDS

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Contact Hours Awarded: 2

Author: Harilal Nair, APRN

HIV/AIDS is an infectious disease which can lead to a life-long state of acquired immunosupression. In this course we will discuss the HIV/AIDs epidemic as it pertains to the state of Florida.

Course outline:

  1. Introduction
  2. Epidemiology
  3. Incidence and prevalence
  4. Modes of transmission
  5. Natural course of infection and treatment
  6. Methods of prevention
  7. Florida-specific HIV/AIDS information
  8. Infection control best practices
  9. Conclusion
  10. References (Bibliography)

Accreditation statement:

Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course we will discuss care of the LGBTQ patient It will take the average learner 120 minutes to complete.

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS
  2. Describe the modes of HIV transmission
  3. Understand how to prevent HIV infection both in professional practice and in the community.

Target audience: 

Registered Nurses (RN)

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Requirement for completion:

1.) Enrollment in the course by the learner

2.) Read and learn all course materials

3.) Complete the course evaluation

4.) Attest and testify learning of the course materials

Course offering:

# 29

Accreditations and approvals:

ANCC (Provider# P0614)
California BRN (Provider# 17418)
Kentucky Board of Nursing (Provider# 7-0090)

Course expiration date:

September 1, 2022

Conflict of interest statement:

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts or any contributors have a commercial interest nor were influenced by commercial interests in the creation of this course, financially or otherwise.